Basidiobolus(redirected from Basidiobolus haptosporus, Basidiobolus ranarum)
a genus of perfect fungi of the group Phycomycetes, including B. rana´rum, the cause of entomophthoromycosis basidiobolae.
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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]
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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]
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