from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A systemic infection caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans that can affect any organ of the body but most often occurs in the central nervous system.
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- n. A serious and potentially fatal fungal disease caused by members of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex, believed to be acquired by inhalation of the infectious propagule from the environment.
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- n. a fungal infection characterized by nodular lesions--first in the lungs and spreading to the nervous system
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