sycosis

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sy·co·sis

 (sī-kō′sĭs)
n.
A chronic inflammation of the hair follicles, especially of the beard, characterized by eruption of pimples and nodules.

[Latin sȳcōsis, sore resembling a fig, from Greek sūkōsis, from sūkon, fig.]
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sycosis

(saɪˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) chronic inflammation of the hair follicles, esp those of the beard, caused by a staphylococcal infection
[C16: via New Latin from Greek sukōsis, from sukon fig]
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sy•co•sis

(saɪˈkoʊ sɪs)

n.
an inflammatory disease of the hair follicles, characterized by a pustular eruption.
[1570–80; < Greek sykōsis ulcer resembling a fig]
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