protothecosis

noun

pro·​to·​the·​co·​sis -thē-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce protothecosis (audio)
plural protothecoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce protothecosis (audio)
: an infection produced by an alga of the genus Prototheca

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“Protothecosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/protothecosis. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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