Definition of rhinosporidiosis in US English:

rhinosporidiosis

noun

Medicine
  • Chronic infection of the nasal cavities or other parts of the body by the organism Rhinosporidium seeberi, occurring in humans and domestic animals, especially in South Asia and tropical America, and typically producing polypoid lesions.

Origin

Early 20th century. From scientific Latin Rhinosporidium, genus name + -osis.

Pronunciation

rhinosporidiosis

/ˌrʌɪnəʊspəˌrɪdɪˈəʊsɪs/