Definition of phycomycosis in English:

phycomycosis

noun

mass nounMedicine Veterinary Medicine
  • Infection with a parasitic fungus which affects the sinuses and the tissues of the lungs, skin, and nerves.

    The fungus is typically a phycomycete, especially of the genera Rhizopus, Absidia, or Mucor

    • ‘This treatment option, however, like all other phycomycosis treatment plans, is extremely expensive.’
    • ‘Phycomycosis (mucormycosis) was diagnosed in a 17-month-old female gray squirrel.’

Pronunciation

phycomycosis

/ˌfʌɪkəʊmʌɪˈkəʊsɪs/