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my·co·sis

 (mī-kō′sĭs)
n. pl. my·co·ses (-sēz)
1. A fungal infection in or on a part of the body.
2. A disease caused by a fungus.

mycosis

(maɪˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) any infection or disease caused by fungus
mycotic adj

my•co•sis

(maɪˈkoʊ sɪs)

n.
1. the presence of parasitic fungi in or on any part of the body.
2. the condition caused by the presence of such fungi.
[1875–80]
my•cot′ic (-ˈkɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
zymosis - (medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus)
blastomycosis - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
coccidioidomycosis, coccidiomycosis, desert rheumatism, valley fever - an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules
cryptococcosis - a fungal infection characterized by nodular lesions--first in the lungs and spreading to the nervous system
candidiasis, monilia disease, moniliasis - an infection caused by fungi of the genus Monilia or Candida (especially Candida albicans)
dermatomycosis, dermatophytosis - fungal infection of the skin (especially of moist parts covered by clothing)
favus - a contagious fungal infection of the scalp; occurs mainly in Africa and the Middle East
keratomycosis - fungal infection of the cornea
phycomycosis - any fungal infection caused by fungi of the Phycomycetes group
sporotrichosis - a chronic fungal infection of the skin and lymph nodes
rhinosporidiosis - fungal infection of the nose; often acquired while swimming
Translations

mycosis

n (Med) → Mykose nt (spec), → Pilzkrankheit f

mycosis

[maɪˈkəʊsɪs] nmicosi f

my·co·sis

n. micosis, cualquier enfermedad causada por hongos;
___ fungoide___ fungosa.
References in periodicals archive ?
Paracoccidioidomycosis is the major systemic mycosis in Latin America and the leading fungal cause of death in immunocompetent persons in Brazil (1,2).
PCM is a systemic mycosis characterized by acute or chronic tissue inflammation caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, a pathogenic thermally dimorphic fungus that is endemic to Latin America.
Histoplasmosis is a common systemic mycosis in Colombia, and because no reporting requirements exist, a national survey was designed to understand aspects of the disease that could be collected from diagnosed cases to provide useful information.
Contract award: tender for the supply of echinocandin for systemic mycosis 74/2014
Epidemiological aspects of blastomycosis, the enigmatic systemic mycosis.

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