hyalohyphomycosis

[ hī′ə-lō-hī′fō-mī-kōsĭs ]

n.

An infection caused by a fungus having colorless mycelium that usually occurs as a result of indwelling catheters, steroid therapy, immunosuppressive drugs or cytotoxins, or the body's decreased resistance to postsurgical infection.

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