[krip-toh-klahy-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌkrɪp toʊˌklaɪ məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
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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.
- Crypt of iris
crypt of iris n. Any of a group of pits found on the iris close to the pupil.