phaeohyphomycosis

[ fē′ō-hī′fō-mī-kōsĭs ]

n.

Any of a group of superficial and deep infections caused by dematiaceous fungi that form hyphae and yeastlike cells in tissue.

Nearby words

  1. phaedo,
  2. phaedra,
  3. phaedrus,
  4. phaeic,
  5. phaeo-,
  6. phaestus,
  7. phaethon,
  8. phaeton,
  9. phage,
  10. phagedaena


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