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my·ce·to·ma

 (mī′sĭ-tō′mə)
n. pl. my·ce·to·mas or my·ce·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A chronic, slowly progressing bacterial or fungal infection usually of the foot or leg, characterized by nodules that discharge an oily pus.

[Greek mukēs, mukēt-, fungus + -oma.]

my′ce·to′ma·tous (-tō′mə-təs, -tŏm′ə-) adj.
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mycetoma

(ˌmaɪsɪˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a chronic fungal infection, esp of the foot, characterized by swelling, usually resulting from a wound
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my•ce•to•ma

(ˌmaɪ sɪˈtoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a chronic tumorous infection caused by any of various soil-dwelling fungi, usu. affecting the foot.
[1870–75; < Greek mykēt-, s. of mýkēs mushroom + -oma]
my`ce•to′ma•tous, adj.
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my·ce·to·ma

n. micetoma, infección causada por hongos parásitos que afectan a la piel, al tejido conjuntivo y a los huesos.
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