spherulin

noun
spher·​u·​lin | \ ˈsfir-yə-lən How to pronounce spherulin (audio) , ˈsfer- How to pronounce spherulin (audio) \

Medical Definition of spherulin

: an antigen that is derived from a fungus of the genus Coccidioides (C. immitis) while in its endospore-producing phase and that is used similarly to coccidioidin

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“Spherulin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spherulin. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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