mucormycosis

noun
mu·​cor·​my·​co·​sis | \ ˌmyü-kər-mī-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce mucormycosis (audio) \
plural mucormycoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce mucormycoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of mucormycosis

: mycosis caused by fungi of the genus Mucor usually primarily involving the lungs and invading other tissues by means of metastatic lesions

Other Words from mucormycosis

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

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“Mucormycosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mucormycosis. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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