Definition: A genus of filamentous fungi rarely pathogenic for humans; several species have been implicated in onychomycosis, ulcerating granuloma, and other “mycotic” entities. Penicillium-like, it is common in nature and generally a contaminant in laboratory cultures of human tissues.
[Mod. L. scopula, a small broom, + G. opsis, appearance]
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