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torulosis Line breaks: toru|losis
Pronunciation: /ˌtɒruːˈləʊsɪs/
/ˌtɒr(j)ʊˈləʊsɪs/

Definition of torulosis in English:

noun

Another term for cryptococcosis.
Example sentences
  • The most common cause of fungal meningitis, Cryptococcosis (torulosis) is a fungal disease with a marked predilection for lung and brain.
  • From the several cases of human cryptococcosis (torulosis or European blastomycosis) reported from Great Britain it is apparent that this is not an uncommon mycosis in this part of the world.
  • Griseofulvin is not effective in the following: bacterial infections, candidiasis, histoplasmosis, actinomycosis, sporotrichosis, chromoblastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, North American blastomycosis, cryptococcosis (torulosis), tinea versicolor and nocardiosis.

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