botryomycosis

noun
bot·​ry·​o·​my·​co·​sis | \ -ˈkō-səs How to pronounce botryomycosis (audio) \
plural botryomycoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce botryomycoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of botryomycosis

: a bacterial infection of domestic animals and humans marked by the formation of usually superficial vascular granulomatous masses, associated especially with wounds, and sometimes followed by metastatic visceral tumors

Other Words from botryomycosis

botryomycotic \ -​ˈkät-​ik How to pronounce botryomycotic (audio) \ adjective

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