noun (plural -mas; also mycetomata) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek mykēt-, mykēs Date: 1863 a condition marked by invasion of the deep subcutaneous tissues with fungi or actinomycetes; also a tumorous mass occurring in mycetoma • mycetomatous adjective

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  • mycetoma — my•ce•to•ma [[t]ˌmaɪ sɪˈtoʊ mə[/t]] n. pl. mas, ma•ta [[t] mə tə[/t]] pat a chronic tumorous infection caused by any of various soil dwelling fungi, usu. affecting the foot • Etymology: 1870–75; < Gk mykēt , s. of mýkēs mushroom + oma my… …   From formal English to slang

  • mycetoma — /maɪsəˈtoʊmə/ (say muysuh tohmuh) noun localised mycosis of subcutaneous and deeper tissues. {mycet , variant of myc + oma} …   Australian English dictionary

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