trichosporosis

trichosporosis

 [trik″o-spah-ro´sis]
infection with Trichosporon.

trich·o·spo·ro·sis

(trik'ō-spō-rō'sis),
Infection with Trichosporon beigelii.
[Trichosporon + G. -osis, condition]

trichosporosis

/tricho·spo·ro·sis/ (trik″o-spah-ro´sis) infection with Trichosporon; see piedra.

trichosporosis

Etymology: Gk, thrix, hair, spora, seed, osis, condition
a fungus disease of the hair shaft, giving the hair a metallic appearance and caused by Trichosporon beigelii. Also called white piedra. See also piedra.

trichosporosis

infection with Trichosporon spp.