mycetoma

noun my·ce·to·ma \ ˌmī-sə-ˈtō-mə \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of mycetoma

plural mycetomas also mycetomata play \-mə-tə\
: a condition marked by invasion of the deep subcutaneous tissues with fungi or actinomycetes; also : a tumorous mass occurring in mycetoma

mycetomatous

play \-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of mycetoma

Greek mykēt-, mýkēs "mushroom, fungus" + -oma myco-


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mycetoma

noun my·ce·to·ma \ ˌmī-sə-ˈtō-mə \

medical Definition of mycetoma

plural mycetomas also mycetomata play \-mət-ə\
1 : a condition marked by invasion of the deep subcutaneous tissues with fungi or actinomycetes:
2 : a tumorous mass occurring in mycetoma

mycetomatous

play \-mət-əs\ adjective

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