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Medical Term:

Paecilomyces

Pronunciation: pe-sil'o-mi'sez

Definition: A genus of saprophytic imperfect fungi whose conidia-bearing hyphae superficially resemble the penicillus of Penicillium; isolated as contaminants, occasional pathogen.

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