noun Etymology: New Latin, from Sporotrich-, Sporothrix, genus name, from spor- + Greek trich-, thrix hair Date: 1908 infection with or disease caused by a fungus (Sporothrix schenckii) that is characterized by often ulcerating or suppurating nodules in the skin, subcutaneous tissues, and nearby lymph nodes and is usually transmitted by fungal entry through a skin abrasion or wound

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  • Sporotrichosis — (f) eng sporotrichosis …   Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar

  • Sporotrichosis — MeshID = D013174 Sporotrichosis is a disease caused by the infection of the fungus Sporothrix schenckii .cite book | author = Ryan KJ, Ray CG (editors) | title = Sherris Medical Microbiology | edition = 4th ed. | pages = p. 654–6 | publisher =… …   Wikipedia

  • sporotrichosis — sporotrichotic /spawr euh tri kot ik, spohr /, adj. /spawr euh tri koh sis, spohr /, n. Pathol. a widespread infectious disease marked by nodules or ulcers of the skin, chiefly affecting humans and domestic mammals and caused by the fungus… …   Universalium

  • sporotrichosis — (spo ro tri ko sis) A subcutaneous fungal infection caused by the dimorphic fungus Sporothrix schenckii …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • sporotrichosis — A chronic cutaneous mycosis spread by way of the lymphatics and caused by inoculation of Sporothrix schenckii, typically rare in tissue sections but rapidly growing in cultures. Extracutaneous s. probably originates in the lung but disseminates… …   Medical dictionary

  • sporotrichosis — n. infectious fungal disease affecting humans and domestic mammals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sporotrichosis — spo·ro·tri·cho·sis …   English syllables

  • sporotrichosis — n. a chronic infection of the skin and superficial lymph nodes that is caused by the fungus Sporothrix schenckii and results in the formation of abscesses and ulcers. It occurs mainly in the tropics …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sporotrichosis — /ˌspɔroʊtrəˈkoʊsəs/ (say .spawrohtruh kohsuhs), /ˈspɒ / (say spo ) noun an infectious fungus disease of horses and humans, marked by ulceration of superficial lymphatic vessels of the skin …   Australian English dictionary

  • sporotrichosis — noun a chronic fungal infection of the skin and lymph nodes • Hypernyms: ↑fungal infection, ↑mycosis …   Useful english dictionary

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