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Pronunciation: klad'e-o'sis

Definition: A dermatophytosis resembling sporotrichosis, characterized by verrucous lesions and ascending lymphangitis; caused by Scopulariopsis blochii.

See: Scopulariopsis

[G. klados, branch or root, + -osis, condition]

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