Definition of chytridiomycosis
- Frogs and salamanders worldwide are dying in catastrophic numbers, very likely of a fungal disorder called chytridiomycosis, which clogs an amphibian's skin and deranges its blood chemistry.
- —Natalie Angier
- … the pathophysiology of chytridiomycosis appears to be disruption to the osmoregulatory functioning of the skin and consequent osmotic imbalance that leads to cardiac standstill.
- —Jamie Voyles et al.