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sporotrichosis Syllabification: spo·ro·tri·cho·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌspôrətriˈkōsəs/

Definition of sporotrichosis in English:


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.
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