Definition of mycetome in US English:

mycetome

(also mycetom)

noun

Entomology
  • An organ consisting of an aggregation of mycetocytes, found in certain insects.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Philippine Journal Science. From myceto- + -ome, after German Mycetom.

Pronunciation

mycetome

/ˈmʌɪsɪtəʊm/