an infectious disease of the reticuloendothelial system, caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.
Origin of histoplasmosis
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a severe fungal disease of the lungs caused by Histoplasma capsulatum
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n. pl. his•to•plas•mo•ses (-sēz)
An infectious disease caused by the inhalation of spores of Histoplasma capsulatum, most often asymptomatic but occasionally producing acute pneumonia or an influenzalike illness and spreading to other organs and systems in the body.Darling's disease
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