lycoperdonosis

[ lī′kə-pûr′də-nōsĭs ]

n.

A respiratory disease caused by inhaling the spores of the puffballs Lycoperdon pyriforme and L. bovista.

Nearby words

  1. lycia,
  2. lycian,
  3. lycine,
  4. lycopene,
  5. lycopenemia,
  6. lycophyte,
  7. lycopod,
  8. lycopodium,
  9. lycoris,
  10. lycosid


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