any of several diseases caused by certain yeastlike fungi, especially blastomycetes.
Origin of blastomycosis
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A chronic granulomatous and suppurative disease caused by the dimorphic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis, originating as a respiratory infection, and usually spreading to the lungs, bones, and skin.
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