actinomycosis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ak-tin"ō-mī-kō'sis, ak"tu-nō-), [key]
— n. Vet. Pathol., Pathol.
- an infectious, inflammatory disease caused by Actinomyces israelii in humans and A. bovis in domestic animals, and characterized by lumpy, often suppurating tumors, esp., about the jaws. Also called
- actinomycosis (Thesaurus)