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botryomycosis

[bo-tree-oh-mahy-koh-sis]
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noun Veterinary Pathology.
  1. a disease of horses and other domestic animals, often occurring after castration, usually caused by Staphylococcus aureus and characterized by the formation of granulomatous masses.
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Origin of botryomycosis

< Greek botryo- (combining form of bótrys bunch of grapes) + mycosis
Related formsbot·ry·o·my·cot·ic [bo-tree-oh-mahy-kot-ik] /ˌbɒ tri oʊ maɪˈkɒt ɪk/, adjective
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