mycosis


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my·co·sis

 (mī-kō′sĭs)
n. pl. my·co·ses (-sēz)
1. A fungal infection in or on a part of the body.
2. A disease caused by a fungus.

mycosis

(maɪˈkəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) any infection or disease caused by fungus
mycotic adj

my•co•sis

(maɪˈkoʊ sɪs)

n.
1. the presence of parasitic fungi in or on any part of the body.
2. the condition caused by the presence of such fungi.
[1875–80]
my•cot′ic (-ˈkɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mycosis - an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
zymosis - (medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus)
blastomycosis - any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
ringworm, roundworm, tinea - 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
candidiasis, 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
Translations

mycosis

n (Med) → Mykose nt (spec), → Pilzkrankheit f

mycosis

[maɪˈkəʊsɪs] nmicosi f

my·co·sis

n. micosis, cualquier enfermedad causada por hongos;
___ fungoide___ fungosa.
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Effect of Beauveria bassiana mixed with diatomaceous earth on mortality, mycosis and sporulation of Rhyzopertha dominica on stored wheat.
In contrast to nodal NHL, most of which are B-cell-derived, approximately 75% of the primary cutaneous lymphomas (PCL) are T-cell-derived, two-thirds of which are mycosis fungoides (MF) and Sezary syndrome (SS) [3, 4].
Epidemiology of superficial mycosis (tinea pedis, onychomycosis) in elementary school children in Istanbul, Turkey.
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) was the most common malignancy consisting of 32(32%) cases followed by Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC 18%) with 10 (10%) cases of melanoma and 9(9%) cases of Mycosis Fungoides.
Mycosis fungoides (MF) and Sezary syndrome (SS) are indolent cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCL) with an approximately 90% 5-year survival rate for MF and 20% to 40% survival rate for SS, depending on the criteria used to define SS [1, 2].
For the treatment of superficial mycoses such as OC and deep-seated mycosis, antifungal azoles, amphotericin B (AMPH-B), and micafungin are primarily used.
The goal of the website is to examine the condition Onychomycosis, better known as "nail fungus" or "nail mycosis."
Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common entity among all cutaneous T cell lymphomas (CTCL) and shows different clinical courses based on its clinical presentation.
Valchlor, which is the first FDA-approved topical formulation of mechlorethamine for the treatment of early-stage mycosis fungoides-type cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, is planned to be launched in the US in the fourth quarter, with Actelion to evaluate opportunities also outside the US, the Swiss firm's COO, Otto Schwarz, noted.
Association of mycosis fungoides with Hodgkin lymphoma.
[USPRwire, Tue Jun 18 2013] Global Markets Direct's, 'Mycosis Fungoides - Pipeline Review, H1 2013', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.