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Rhinosporidium seeberi

Pronunciation: ri'no-spo-rid'e-um se-be'ri

Definition: A funguslike organism, of worldwide distribution and uncertain taxonomic position, found in certain vascular raspberrylike nasal polyps (rhinosporidiosis).

[rhino- + G. sporidion, dim. of sporos, seed]

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