Definition of mycosis in English:



  • A disease caused by infection with a fungus, such as ringworm or thrush.

    • ‘It is therefore unlikely that extracts of northern prickly ash would specifically inhibit fungal infections associated with mycoses.’
    • ‘Superficial mycoses are probably the most prevalent of infectious diseases in all parts of the world.’
    • ‘Apart from these uses, it is used to treat cardiovascular and blood system diseases, cancer, ulcers and mycosis.’
    • ‘Like other systemic mycoses, the infection is most prevalent in middle-aged men.’
    • ‘Histoplasmosis is the most prevalent endemic mycosis in the U.S. and a common opportunistic infection.’