Paracoccidioides

noun

Para·​coc·​cid·​i·​oi·​des ˌpar-ə-(ˌ)käk-ˌsid-ē-ˈȯid-ˌēz How to pronounce Paracoccidioides (audio)
: a genus of imperfect fungi that includes the causative agent (P. brasiliensis) of South American blastomycosis

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“Paracoccidioides.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Paracoccidioides. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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