[kok-sid-ee-oi-doh-mahy-koh-sis] /kɒkˌsɪd iˌɔɪ doʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs/
a disease caused by inhaling spores of Coccidioides fungi, characterized by fever, respiratory infection, and reddish bumps on the skin, common in hot, semiarid regions, especially in southwestern U. S. and Mexico.
a disease of the skin or viscera, esp the lungs, caused by infection with the fungus Coccidioides immitis
coccidioidomycosis coc·cid·i·oi·do·my·co·sis (kŏk-sĭd’ē-oi’dō-mī-kō’sĭs)
An infectious respiratory disease of humans and other animals caused by inhaling the fungus Coccidioides immitis; it is characterized by fever and various respiratory symptoms. Also called valley fever.
[kok-sid-ee-oh-sis] /kɒkˌsɪd iˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. any of a series of specific infectious diseases caused by epithelial protozoan parasites, which may affect the intestines of birds, domestic animals, or dogs. /kɒkˌsɪdɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. any disease of domestic and other animals caused by introcellular parasitic protozoa of the order Coccidia. One species, Isospora hominis, […]
[kok-sahy, -see] /ˈkɒk saɪ, -si/ noun 1. plural of . 2. . /ˈkɒksaɪ/ noun 1. the plural of coccus n. spherical-shaped bacteria, plural of Latin coccus, from Greek kokkos “berry” (see cocco-).
/kɒkˈsɪfərəs/ adjective (of plants) 1. (obsolete) (of plants) bearing berries
coccobacillary coc·co·bac·il·lar·y (kŏk’ō-bās’ə-lěr’ē, -bə-sĭl’ə-rē) adj. Relating to a coccobacillus.