chromoblastomycosis


chromoblastomycosis
noun
a fungal infection characterized by itchy warty nodules on the skin
Hypernyms: ↑blastomycosis

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\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+\ noun (plural chromoblastomycoses)
Etymology: New Latin chrom- + blastomycosis
: a skin disease that is caused by any of several pigmented fungi especially of the genera Hormodendrium or Phialophora and is marked by the formation of warty colored nodules usually on the legs

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • chromoblastomycosis — chro·mo·blastomycosis …   English syllables

  • chromoblastomycosis — chromomycosis; n. a chronic fungal infection of the skin usually occurring at the site of an injury; for example, a wound from a wood splinter. It produces pigmented wartlike lumps on exposed areas that sometimes ulcerate. In the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • chromomycosis — chromoblastomycosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Хромобластомико́з — (chromoblastomycosis; Хромо + Бластомикоз) см. Хромомикоз …   Медицинская энциклопедия