Conidiobolus(redirected from Conidiobolus coronatus (syn. Entomophthora coronata))
a genus of perfect fungi; C. corona´tus is usually a saprobe but sometimes causes entomophthoromycosis in humans and horses.
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A genus of fungi containing two species, Conidiobolus coronatus and Conidiobolus incongruus, both of which cause zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis).
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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.
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