cryptococcus

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cryp·to·coc·cus

 (krĭp′tə-kŏk′əs)
n.
Any of various yeastlike fungi of the genus Cryptococcus, commonly occurring in the soil and including certain pathogenic species, such as the causative agent of cryptococcosis.

cryp′to·coc′cal adj.

cryptococcus

(ˌkrɪptəˈkɒkəs)
n
(Biology) any fungus of the genus Cryptococcus, some of which cause disease in animals and humans

cryp•to•coc•cus

(ˌkrɪp təˈkɒk əs)

n., pl. -coc•ci (-ˈkɒk saɪ, -si)
any yeastlike fungus of the genus Cryptococcus.
[1833; < New Latin; see crypto-, -coccus]
cryp`to•coc′cal, adj.
Translations

Cryptococcus

n criptococo