mucormycosis

noun

mu·​cor·​my·​co·​sis ˌmyü-kər-mī-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce mucormycosis (audio)
plural mucormycoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce mucormycosis (audio)
: mycosis caused by fungi of the genus Mucor usually primarily involving the lungs and invading other tissues by means of metastatic lesions
mucormycotic adjective

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“Mucormycosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mucormycosis. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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