botryomycosis

[ bo-tree-oh-mahy-koh-sis ]
/ ˌbɒ tri oʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs /

noun Veterinary Pathology.

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

OTHER WORDS FROM botryomycosis

bot·ry·o·my·cot·ic [bo-tree-oh-mahy-kot-ik], /ˌbɒ tri oʊ maɪˈkɒt ɪk/, adjective

Words nearby botryomycosis

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