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geotrichosis

Pronunciation: je'o-tri-ko'sis

Definition: An opportunistic systemic hyalohyphomycosis caused by Geotrichum candidum; ascribed symptoms are diverse and suggestive of secondary or mixed infections.

[geo- + G. thrix, hair, + -osis, condition]

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