mycetism

[mahy-si-tiz-uh m]

noun

poisoning due to mushrooms.

Nearby words

  1. mycella,
  2. mycenae,
  3. mycenaean,
  4. mycerinus,
  5. mycete,
  6. myceto-,
  7. mycetogenetic,
  8. mycetoma,
  9. mycetophagous,
  10. mycetozoan

Also my·ce·tis·mus [mahy-si-tiz-muh s] /ˌmaɪ sɪˈtɪz məs/.

Origin of mycetism

< Greek mykēt-, stem of mýkēs mushroom + -ism

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Medicine definitions for mycetism

mycetism

[mīsĭ-tĭz′əm]

n.

Mushroom poisoning.

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