[krip-toh-klahy-mit] /ˌkrɪp toʊˈklaɪ mɪt/
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[mahy-kruh-klahy-mit] /ˈmaɪ krəˌklaɪ mɪt/
the of a small area, as of confined spaces such as caves or houses (cryptoclimate) of plant communities, wooded areas, etc. (phytoclimate) or of urban communities, which may be different from that in the general region.
the atmospheric conditions affecting an individual or a small group of organisms, esp when they differ from the climate of the rest of the community
the entire environment of an individual or small group of organisms
1918, from micro- + climate. Related: Microclimatology.
The climate of a small, specific place within a larger area. An area as small as a yard or park can have several different microclimates depending on how much sunlight, shade, or exposure to the wind there is at a particular spot. Compare macroclimate.
The long-term weather conditions in a small area on the Earth. Usually, this term refers to such things as the differences in weather between the tops of hills and neighboring valleys, or between different parts of the same piece of land.
[krip-toh-klahy-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌkrɪp toʊˌklaɪ məˈtɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. See under .
noun 1. a form of meningitis resulting from opportunistic infection by a cryptococcus fungus, occurring in persons who are immunodeficient.
[krip-toh-ko-koh-sis] /ˌkrɪp toʊ kɒˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a disease caused by the fungus Cryptococcus neoformans, chiefly found in soil contaminated by pigeon droppings, and characterized by lesions, especially of the nervous system and lungs. cryptococcosis cryp·to·coc·co·sis (krĭp’tə-kŏ-kō’sĭs) n. A systemic infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans that can affect the lungs, skin, or other body […]
[krip-tuh-kok-uh s] /ˌkrɪp təˈkɒk əs/ noun 1. any yeastlike fungus of the genus Cryptococcus, including C. neoformans, the causative agent of . Cryptococcus Cryp·to·coc·cus (krĭp’tə-kŏk’əs) n. Any of a genus of yeastlike fungi commonly occurring in the soil and including certain pathogenic species.