Definition of phycomycosis in English:

phycomycosis

Line breaks: phyco|myco¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌfʌɪkəʊmʌɪˈkəʊsɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Infection with a parasitic fungus which affects the sinuses and the tissues of the lungs, skin, and nerves.
  • The fungus is typically a phycomycete, especially of the genera Rhizopus, Absidia, or Mucor
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  • 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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