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Rhizopus microsporus


Definition: a species of Rhizopus causing human zygomycosis. The two pathogenic varieties are R. microsporus var. rhizopodiformis and R.s microsporus var. microsporus.

See Also: Rhizopus, mucormycosis, zygomycosis

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