mycotic aneurysm

n.

An aneurysm caused by the growth of fungi within the vessel wall, usually following impaction of a septic embolus.

Nearby words

  1. mycosozin,
  2. mycostat,
  3. mycostatin,
  4. mycota,
  5. mycotic,
  6. mycotoxicosis,
  7. mycotoxin,
  8. mycotrophic,
  9. mycotrophy,
  10. mycovirus


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