blastomycosis

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blas·to·my·co·sis

 (blăs′tō-mī-kō′sĭs)
n.
An infection caused by the fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis and characterized by multiple inflammatory lesions of the skin, mucous membranes, or internal organs.

blastomycosis

(ˌblæstəʊmaɪˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) a fungal infection particularly affecting the lungs

blas•to•my•co•sis

(ˌblæs toʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs)

n.
any of several diseases caused by certain yeastlike fungi, esp. blastomycetes.
[1895–1900]
blas`to•my•cot′ic (-ˈkɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blastomycosis - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomycesblastomycosis - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
chromoblastomycosis - a fungal infection characterized by itchy warty nodules on the skin
fungal infection, mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
Translations

blas·to·my·co·sis

n. blastomicosis, infección causada por hongos que se inicia gen. en los pulmones.

blastomycosis

n blastomicosis f
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A report from 1951 describes disseminated blastomycosis in an agricultural worker in Oregon (9).
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Disseminated blastomycosis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a case report and ultrastructural study.

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