sporotrichoses

sporotrichosis

[spawr-uh-tri-koh-sis, spohr-]
noun Pathology.
a widespread infectious disease marked by nodules or ulcers of the skin, chiefly affecting humans and domestic mammals and caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii.

Origin:
1905–10; < Neo-Latin; see sporo-, trich-, -osis

sporotrichotic [spawr-uh-tri-kot-ik, spohr-] , adjective
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sporotrichosis spo·ro·tri·cho·sis (spôr'ō-trĭ-kō'sĭs)
n.
A chronic infectious disease of domestic mammals and humans characterized by nodules or ulcers in the lymph nodes and skin and caused by a saprophytic or parasitic fungus of the genusSporothrix, especially S. schenckii, commonly found in soil and wood.

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