from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fungal infection in or on a part of the body.
- n. A disease caused by a fungus.
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- n. An infection caused by a fungus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The presence of fungi as parasites in or on any portion of the body.
- n. The presence of parasitic fungi together with the morbid effects of their presence; the disease caused by them.
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- n. an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
This disease it's apparently analogous to recent bee's colony collapse disorder and white nose syndrome of bats, which is kind of mycosis, too.
That is, things do get a little odd, but more so after meeting Professor Butler, one of Hicks 'ex-lovers: "" Rueben suffers from a unique breed of mycosis — you've perhaps seen the tumors on his arms and legs, and especially along his spinal column?
Our pediatrician wasn't sure what kind of cream to use to treat mycosis near the eye, so we have an appointment with the dermatologist on Thursday.
Now, it turns out the little rash Brian has under his eye is a mycosis infection, a fungal infection caused by exposure to mold.
We are pretty lucky, mycosis is the least serious health problem mold exposure can cause in children.
His hatred made him subject to a physical affliction in the form of a mycosis, a fungus growth which attacked the membranes of his throat.
Morris thought this case corresponded more to mycosis fungoides than any other malady.
Jamieson reports a case of mycosis in a native of Aberdeenshire aged thirty-eight.
Thomson describes a case of mycosis fungoides 16.36 in a young girl of the age of fourteen, whom he saw in Brussels toward the end of October, 1893.
Morris 16.37 described an interesting case of universal dermatitis, probably a rare variety of mycosis fungoides (Plate 12).