sporotrichum

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

Medical Definition of sporotrichum 

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

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