fungal infection

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Noun1.fungal infection - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
zymosis - (medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus)
ringworm, roundworm - 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
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
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The aim of this study was to investigate fungal infection in two tropical ornamental fishes koi, (Cyprinus carpio L.) and shubunkin (Carassius auratus L.).
About two million people die each year because of fungal infection and resistance is rapidly emerging to the most common drugs used to treat these diseases.
Fungal infection of wheat seed at 30 , 40 and 50 % of Thyme extract significantly reduced.
It's a fungal infection that commonly affects the skin on the feet, causing symptoms as you've described and also sometimes leading to cracked or swelling skin and scaling around the foot itself.
A IT sounds like a fungal infection called tinea cruris or "jock itch", but he should ask his doctor to take a look to be sure.
Fungal infection; diagnosis and management, 4th ed.
Two species of carps, Catla catla, Hamilton and Ctenopharyngodon idella, Valenciennes, 1844, were examined for fungal infection from a private fish farm in Lahore.
Enrollment is ongoing in the Company's refractory invasive fungal infection (rIFI) program, which comprises two open-label Phase 3 studies (FURI and CARES) designed to support a potential future NDA submission through the Limited Population Pathway for Antibacterial and Antifungal Drugs (LPAD).
Adding that symptoms of a fungal infection on the skin can include a red flaky rash, cracked, split or peeling skin, and itching.
Two hospital patients who contracted a fungal infection linked to pigeon droppings have died.
A man living in Zhangzhou, in southeast China, was hospitalized with a severe fungal infection in his lungs caused due to his habit of sniffing his socks at the end of each day.