cryptococcal
adjective see cryptococcus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cryptococcal — ˌkriptəˈkäkəl adjective : of, relating to, or caused by cryptococci cryptococcal meningitis …   Useful english dictionary

  • cryptococcal — See cryptococcus. * * * …   Universalium

  • cryptococcal — adjective Of or pertaining to cryptococcus fungi …   Wiktionary

  • cryptococcal — cryp·to·coc·cal (krip″to kokґəl) pertaining to or caused by fungi of the genus Cryptococcus …   Medical dictionary

  • cryptococcal — cryp·to·coc·cal …   English syllables

  • cryptococcal meningitis — a form of meningitis resulting from opportunistic infection by a cryptococcus fungus, occurring in persons who are immunodeficient. * * * …   Universalium

  • cryptococcal meningitis — the most common type of fungal meningitis, caused by Cryptococcus neoformans …   Medical dictionary

  • cryptococcal meningitis — a form of meningitis resulting from opportunistic infection by a cryptococcus fungus, occurring in persons who are immunodeficient …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meningitis, cryptococcal — Inflammation of the meninges due to infection with the fungal organism cryptococcus neoformans, which is found mainly in dirt and bird droppings. Most people have been exposed to this organism at some time, but normally it causes no problems.… …   Medical dictionary

  • cryptococcus — cryptococcal, adj. /krip teuh kok euhs/, n. any yeastlike fungus of the genus Cryptococcus, including C. neoformans, the causative agent of cryptococcosis. [1833; < NL; see CRYPTO , COCCUS] * * * …   Universalium

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