Verticillium

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Verticillium

(ver'ti-sil'ē-ŭm),
A genus of hyphomycetous fungi often found in clinical specimens as contaminants. They are occasionally found in the meatus in cases of otitis externa, but are of doubtful pathogenicity.
[L. verticillus, the whirl of a spindle]
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