zygomycosis

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zygomycosis

 [zi″go-mi-ko´sis]
1. any fungal infection with members of the class Zygomycetes, including entomophthoromycosis and mucormycosis.
rhinocerebral zygomycosis zygomycosis that has spread from the paranasal sinuses to the brain.
rhinofacial zygomycosis rhinoentomophthoromycosis.
subcutaneous zygomycosis entomophthoromycosis basidiobolae.
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zy·go·my·co·sis

(zī'gō-mī-kō'sis),
A broad term that includes mucormycosis and entomophthoramycosis; usually applied when culture is not available and the clinical entity is unclear.
Synonym(s): phycomycetosis
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zy·go·my·co·sis

(zī'gō-mī-kō'sis)
A fungal infection associated with genera of the class Zygomycetes, e.g., Absidia, Mortierella, Mucor, Rhizopus. The genera Conidiobolus and Basidiobolus have species that are also causative agents.
Synonym(s): mucormycosis, phycomycosis.
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zygomycosis

A fungus infection in which masses of various fungi form in the nasal sinuses, under the skin of the face and in other parts of the body especially in people with immune deficiency.
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Zygomycosis

Another term for mucormycosis. The fungi that cause mucormycosis belong to a group called Zygomycetes.
Mentioned in: Mucormycosis
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