Conidiobolus

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Conidiobolus

 [ko-nid″e-ob´o-lus]
a genus of perfect fungi; C. corona´tus is usually a saprobe but sometimes causes entomophthoromycosis in humans and horses.

Conidiobolus

(ko-nid'ē-ō-bō'lŭs),
A genus of fungi containing two species, Conidiobolus coronatus and Conidiobolus incongruus, both of which cause zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis).

Co·nid·i·o·bo·lus

(kō-nid'ē-ŏb'ō-lŭs)
A fungal genus in the family Entomophthoraceae, widely distributed in soil and among plants, insects, and amphibians. C. coronatus causes conidiobolomycosis, a chronic granulomatous disease of submucosal and subcutaneous tissues. Formerly Entomopthora and E. coronata.