Definition of mucormycosis in US English:

mucormycosis

noun

Medicine
  • Infection of a human, other mammal, or bird with a zygomycete fungus, especially one of the family Mucoraceae; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stedman (1853–1938). From mucor + mycosis, after German Mucormykose.

Pronunciation

mucormycosis

/ˌmjuːkɔːmʌɪˈkəʊsɪs/