Medical Dictionary

sporotrichum

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noun spo·rot·ri·chum \spə-ˈrä-tri-kəm\

Medical Definition of sporotrichum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of saprophytic or parasitic imperfect fungi of the family Moniliaceae that formerly included the causative agent (Sporothrix schenckii) of sporotrichosis

  2. 2plural sporotricha \-kə\play :  any fungus of the genus Sporotrichum


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