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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 ?
Aspergillosis, an opportunistic mycosis caused by the Aspergillus genus, affects mainly the respiratory system and is considered one of the most significant causes of mortality in captive penguins.
1,2) Infection is believed to be less common than some of the other systemic mycoses mentioned in this paper, but is the third most frequent opportunistic mycosis in patients with neoplastic disease (1) as well as in ketoacidotic diabetics.
Microorganism Source material Opportunistic mycosis Candida albicans I hemoculture Candida albicans II urine culture MC Candida albicans III hemoculture 37203 Candida albicans IV hemoculture 37204 Candida albicans V hemoculture 15564 Candida albicans VI hemoculture 16655 Candida albicans VII hemoculture 1999 Candida glabrata I penis swab (candidemia by C.

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