sporotrichum

noun
spo·​rot·​ri·​chum | \ spə-ˈrä-tri-kəm How to pronounce sporotrichum (audio) \

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 How to pronounce sporotricha (audio) \ : any fungus of the genus Sporotrichum

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“Sporotrichum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sporotrichum. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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