rhinosporidiosis

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rhinosporidiosis rhi·no·spo·rid·i·o·sis (rī'nō-spə-rĭd'ē-ō'sĭs, -spô-)
n.
A chronic granulomatous disease of the mucous membranes of the nasal cavity characterized by polyps or other forms of hyperplasia and caused by a yeastlike microorganism Rhinosporidium seeberi.

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