Phialophora

noun

Phi·​a·​loph·​o·​ra ˌfī-ə-ˈläf-(ə-)rə How to pronounce Phialophora (audio)
: a genus of imperfect fungi (family Dematiaceae) of which some forms are important in human mycotic infections (as chromoblastomycosis)

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“Phialophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Phialophora. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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