maduromycosis

noun
mad·​u·​ro·​my·​co·​sis | \ ˈmad-(y)ə-rō-mī-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce maduromycosis (audio) \
plural maduromycoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce maduromycoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of maduromycosis

: a destructive chronic disease usually restricted to the feet, marked by swelling and deformity resulting from the formation of granulomatous nodules drained by sinuses connecting with the exterior, and caused by various actinomycetes (as of the genus Nocardia) and fungi (as of the genus Madurella)

called also mycetoma

— see madura foot — compare nocardiosis

Other Words from maduromycosis

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

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“Maduromycosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maduromycosis. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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