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Medical Term:

Ajellomyces dermatitidis

Pronunciation: ah-jĕ-lō-mī′sēz der-mă-tit′i-dis


The perfect (teleomorph) state of the fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis; the (+) and (-) mating types cause disease with equal frequency. This sexual state is placed in the family Gymnoascaceae.

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