Meaning of HISTOPLASMOSIS in English

/his'toh plaz moh"sis/ , n. Pathol.

an infectious disease of the reticuloendothelial system, caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.

[ 1940-45; Histoplasm ( a ) name of the genus (see HISTO-, -PLASM) + -osis -OSIS ]

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