mycosis

noun
my·​co·​sis | \ mī-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce mycosis (audio) \
plural mycoses\ mī-​ˈkō-​ˌsēz How to pronounce mycoses (audio) \

Definition of mycosis

: infection with or disease caused by a fungus

Other Words from mycosis

mycotic \ mī-​ˈkä-​tik How to pronounce mycotic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of mycosis

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mycosis

New Latin

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“Mycosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mycosis. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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mycosis

noun
my·​co·​sis | \ mī-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce mycosis (audio) \
plural mycoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce mycoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of mycosis

: infection with or disease caused by a fungus

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