Definition of sporotrichosis in English:

Share this entry

sporotrichosis

Pronunciation: /ˌspôrətriˈkōsəs/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Medicine
A chronic fungal infection producing nodules and ulcers in the lymph nodes and skin.
  • The disease is caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii
Example sentences
  • Spread of infection occurred in a slow, skipping fashion, similar to skin infection with sporotrichosis.
  • Similar lesions are seen with the fungal infection sporotrichosis.
  • Left untreated, fixed cutaneous sporotrichosis can eventually lead to scarring and disfigurement.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.