sporothrix

noun
spo·​ro·​thrix | \ -ˌthriks How to pronounce sporothrix (audio) \

Medical Definition of sporothrix

1 capitalized : a genus of imperfect fungi of the family Moniliaceae that includes the causative agent (S. schenckii) of sporotrichosis
2 : any fungus of the genus Sporothrix

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“Sporothrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sporothrix. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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