rhinosporidium

noun

rhi·​no·​spo·​rid·​i·​um ˌrī-nō-spə-ˈrid-ē-əm How to pronounce rhinosporidium (audio)
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capitalized : a genus of ascomycetous fungi that include the causative agent (R. seeberi) of rhinosporidiosis
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plural rhinosporidia -ē-ə How to pronounce rhinosporidium (audio) : any fungus of the genus Rhinosporidium

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“Rhinosporidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhinosporidium. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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