Definitions

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  • n. An infectious disease affecting either the lungs or the whole body, caused by infection by bacteria of the genus Nocardia.

Etymologies

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Nocardia +‎ -osis

Examples

  • Actinomycosis, nocardiosis and lesions simulating tuberculosis.

    7 Health

  • Because of its unspecific symptoms and tendency to disseminate it may mimic the clinical symptoms and radiologic findings of a tumour disease and the diagnosis of nocardiosis can easily be missed, because there are no characteristic symptoms.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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