Blastomyces

noun
Blas·​to·​my·​ces | \ ˌblas-tə-ˈmī-ˌsēz How to pronounce Blastomyces (audio) \

Medical Definition of Blastomyces

: a genus of yeastlike fungi that contains the causative agent (B. dermatitidis) of North American blastomycosis and that formerly included the causative agent (Paracoccidioides brasiliensis synonym B. brasiliensis) of South American blastomycosis

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“Blastomyces.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Blastomyces. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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