Meaning of paracoccidioidomycosis


Pronunciation: (par"u-kok-sid"ē-oi"dō-mī-kō'sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a chronic infection caused by the fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis, occurring in Mexico and in Central and South America, characterized by mouth and throat ulcers, weight loss, and lesions on the skin, intestines, and genitals.
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