muriform


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muriform

[′myu̇r·ə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Resembling the arrangement of courses in a brick wall, especially having both horizontal and vertical septa.
Pertaining to or resembling a rat or mouse.
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Chromoblastomycosis is a chronic fungal infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by pigmented fungi which produce sclerotic or muriform bodies in tissue and is characterised by slow growing exophytic lesions usually on feet and legs.
Infection proceeds with muriform cells in tissue provoking a granulomatous immune response.
Conidia are muriform oblong to pyriform, brown, smooth and they are produced in long chains.
It is characterized by its muriform, brown to reddish brown or yellowish or yellowish brown ascospores, with one to several longitudinal septa, ovoid to ellipsoid-fusoid, usually constricted at the first-formed septa.
Thallus brown (or green when wet), squamulose; spores muriform ENDOCARPON 2.
The identification of muriform cells in samples and culture clinch the diagnosis.