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Saksenaea vasiformis

Pronunciation: saks'e-ne'a vas'i-for'mis

Definition: A fungal species that cause mucormycosis. This species is notable for the proportion of cases with subcutaneous infection, rather than pulmonary or paranasal sinus disease, more typical manifestations of mucormycosis.

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