noun Pathology.
any of several diseases caused by certain yeastlike fungi, especially blastomycetes.

1895–1900; < Neo-Latin; see blasto-, mycosis

blastomycotic [blas-toh-mahy-kot-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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blastomycosis blas·to·my·co·sis (blās'tō-mī-kō'sĭs)
A chronic granulomatous and suppurative disease caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis, originating as a respiratory infection, and usually spreading to the lungs, bones, and skin.

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