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sporotrichum

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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 play \-kə\ :any fungus of the genus Sporotrichum

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