histoplasma

noun
his·​to·​plas·​ma | \ ˌhis-tə-ˈplaz-mə How to pronounce histoplasma (audio) \

Medical Definition of histoplasma

1 capitalized : a genus of imperfect fungi that includes one (H. capsulatum) causing histoplasmosis and another (H. farciminosum) causing epizootic lymphangitis
2 : any fungus of the genus Histoplasma

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