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cryptococcoma

Pronunciation: krip'to-kok-o'ma

Definition: An infectious granuloma, typically in the brain, but also found in the lung and elsewhere, caused by Cryptococcus neoformans.

[Cryptococcus (genus name) + -oma]

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