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mycology

 [mi-kol´o-je]
the study of fungi and fungus diseases.

my·col·o·gy

(mī-kol'ō-jē),
The study of fungi: their classification, edibility, cultivation, and biology.
[myco- + G. logos, study]

mycology

(mī-kŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. mycolo·gies
1. The branch of biology that deals with fungi.
2. The fungi found in a region, an organism, or a part of an organism: the mycology of the scalp.

my′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), my′co·log′ic adj.
my′col·og′i·cal·ly adv.
my·col′o·gist n.

mycology

The formal study of the fungi, especially regarding biology, classification, culture, laboratory analysis and edibility.

my·col·o·gy

(mī-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study of fungi: their identification, classification, edibility, cultivation, and biology, including pathogenicity.
[myco- + G. logos, study]

mycology

The science or study of fungi. Medical mycology is limited to the study of fungi that infect or affect humans and to those from which useful drugs can be derived.

mycology

the study of fungi.

my·col·o·gy

(mī-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study of fungi: their identification, classification, edibility, cultivation, and biology, including pathogenicity.
[myco- + G. logos, study]
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At the very least, most patients can expect mycologic improvement, if not complete cure.
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Patients treated with 40% urea alone had an 80% rate of mycologic cure and a 60% rate of clinical improvement.
The mycologic and clinical response rates in randomized trials of itraconazole pulse therapy and fluconazole were significantly higher than the cumulative metaanalysis average response rates for those drugs.
Mycologic cure can be evaluated at the end of treatment.
Mycologic remission persisted at 12 months in 39% of the fluconazole patients and in 27% of the placebo patients.
Outcome definition: The primary outcome was mycologic cure defined as negative microscopy or negative culture at the end of trial.
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Mycologic assays before the start of treatment found that most cases of candidiasis were due to Candida albicans (94%) or Candida glabrata (3%).
Patients treated with terbinafine who had no mycologic cure at 18 months were allowed a second course at that time.
The odds of a mycologic cure at the end of therapy were 64% greater for patients using terbinafine than for patients on itraconazole, and were 31% greater with terbinafine than with griseofulvin, said Dr.