coccidioidomycosis: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kok-sid"ē-oi"dō-mī-kō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a disease caused by inhaling spores of Coccidioides fungi, characterized by fever, respiratory infection, and reddish bumps on the skin, common in hot, semiarid regions, esp. in southwestern U. S. and Mexico. Also called
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