phycomycosis

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Noun1.phycomycosis - any fungal infection caused by fungi of the Phycomycetes group
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
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Pythiosis or oomycosis is known in Colombia as "spurious or ficomycosis" (1); In Brazil, as "ferida brava, mal dos pantanos y ferida de moda" (2); In other parts of the world, such as "granular dermatitis, Florida leeches, Gulf Coast fungus, bursatee and hyphomycosis" (3).
infection in 6 dogs: initial description of an emerging oomycosis.
Pythiosis or Oomycosis is a granulomatous disease of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissue caused by Pythium insidiosum (1).