rhinosporidiosis

noun
rhi·​no·​spo·​rid·​i·​o·​sis | \ ˌrī-nō-spə-ˌrid-ē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce rhinosporidiosis (audio) \
plural rhinosporidioses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce rhinosporidioses (audio) \

Medical Definition of rhinosporidiosis

: a fungal disease of the external mucous membranes (as of the nose) that is characterized by the formation of pinkish red, friable, sessile, or pedunculated polyps and is caused by an ascomycetous fungus of the genus Rhinosporidium (R. seeberi)

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