Basidiobolus

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Basidiobolus

 [bah-sid″e-ob´o-lus]
a genus of perfect fungi of the group Phycomycetes, including B. rana´rum, the cause of entomophthoromycosis basidiobolae.

Basidiobolus

(ba-sid'ē-ob'ō-lŭs),
A genus of fungi belonging to the class Zygomycetes. Basidiobolus haptosporus has been isolated from cases of zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae) in humans, especially in Indonesia, tropical Africa, and Southeast Asia.
[Mod. L. basidium, dim. of G. basis, base, + L. bolus, fr. G. bolos, lump or clod]

Basidiobolus

/Ba·sid·i·ob·o·lus/ (bah-sid″e-ob´o-lus) a mainly saprobic genus of fungi of the family Basidiobolaceae, including B. rana´rum, which causes entomophthoromycosis.

Basidiobolus

[bəsid′ē·ob′ələs]
Etymology: Gk., basis, foundation + bolos, a throw
a mainly saprobic genus of fungi of the family Basidiobolaceae. The species B. ranarum causes entomophthoromycosis in humans and horses.

Ba·sid·i·ob·o·lus

(bă-sid'ē-ob'ō-lŭs)
A genus of fungi. B. subcutaneus ranarum has been isolated from cases of zygomycosis; usually it affects the trunk and limbs of children in tropical environments.
[Mod. L. basidium, dim. of G.basis, base, + L. bolus, fr. G. bolos, lump or clod]

Basidiobolus

a genus of fungi of the group Phycomycetes.

Basidiobolus haptosporus, Basidiobolus ranarum