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phycomycosis Syllabification: phy·co·my·co·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌfīkōmīˈkōsis/

Definition of phycomycosis in English:


Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Infection with a parasitic fungus that affects the sinuses and the tissues of the lungs, skin, and nerves.
  • The fungus is typically a phycomycete, typically of the genus Rhizopus, Absidia, or Mucor
Example sentences
  • This treatment option, however, like all other phycomycosis treatment plans, is extremely expensive.
  • Phycomycosis (mucormycosis) was diagnosed in a 17-month-old female gray squirrel.
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