mycosis

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mycosis:

see fungal infectionfungal infection,
infection caused by a fungus (see Fungi), some affecting animals, others plants. Fungal Infections of Human and Animals

Many fungal infections, or mycoses, of humans and animals affect only the outer layers of skin, and although they are sometimes
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mycosis

[mī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
An infection with or a disease caused by a fungus.
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In conclusion, paracoccidioidomycosis is the most important systemic mycosis of the tropical Americas and can affect any organ, causing symptomatic or asymptomatic lesions.
Cryptococcosis is a systemic mycosis caused by an encapsulated yeast-like fungus with a common reservoir in soil and pigeon feces.
To the Editor: Paracoccidioidomycosis, a systemic mycosis caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, is endemic to rural areas of LatinAmerica (1).

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