South American blastomycosis

noun
\ ˈsau̇th- How to pronounce South American blastomycosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of South American blastomycosis

: blastomycosis caused by a fungus of the genus Paracoccidioides (P. brasiliensis synonym Blastomyces brasiliensis) and characterized by formation of ulcers on the mucosal surfaces of the mouth that spread to lips, nose, and cheeks, by great enlargement of lymph nodes especially of the throat and chest, and by involvement of the gastrointestinal tract

called also paracoccidioidomycosis

Learn More about South American blastomycosis

Share South American blastomycosis

Resources for South American blastomycosis

Dictionary Entries near South American blastomycosis

sound pollution

sound wave

sour

South American blastomycosis

Southern blot

Sovaldi

sovereign

Comments on South American blastomycosis

What made you want to look up South American blastomycosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reflect, repel, echo, or resound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!