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Medical Term:

hyalohyphomycosis

Pronunciation: hi'a-lo-hi'fo-mi-ko'sis

Definition: A general term for infection in tissue caused by a fungus with hyaline (colorless) mycelium. If the mold can be identified, disease should be given a specific name, such as aspergillosis or fusariosis.

[hyalo- + G. hyphe, web, + mykes, fungus, + -osis, condition]

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