Meaning of SPOROTRICHOSIS in English


Pronunciation: sp ə - ˌ rä-tri- ' ko ̇ -s ə s; ˌ spo ̇ r- ə -tri-

Function: noun

Etymology: New Latin, from Sporotrich-, Sporothrix, genus name, from spor- + Greek trich-, thrix hair

Date: 1908

: infection with or disease caused by a fungus ( Sporothrix schenckii ) that is characterized by often ulcerating or suppurating nodules in the skin, subcutaneous tissues, and nearby lymph nodes and is usually transmitted by fungal entry through a skin abrasion or wound

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