cryptococcosis

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English[edit]

Cryptococcus, the fungus that causes cryptococcosis
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Etymology[edit]

cryptococcus +‎ -osis

Noun[edit]

cryptococcosis (countable and uncountable, plural cryptococcoses)

  1. (pathology) A serious and potentially fatal fungal disease caused by members of the Cryptococcus neoformans species complex, believed to be acquired by inhalation of the infectious propagule from the environment.

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