hyalohyphomycosis

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hyalohyphomycosis hy·a·lo·hy·pho·my·co·sis (hī'ə-lō-hī'fō-mī-kō'sĭs)
n.
An infection caused by a fungus having colorless mycelium that usually occurs as a result of indwelling catheters, steroid therapy, immunosuppressive drugs or cytotoxins, or the body's decreased resistance to postsurgical infection.

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