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botryomycosis

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

First recorded in 1895–1900; from 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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