[krip-toh-ko-koh-sis] /ˌkrɪp toʊ kɒˈkoʊ sɪs/
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)
A systemic infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans that can affect the lungs, skin, or other body organs but that occurs most often in the brain and meninges. Also called Busse-Buschke disease.
noun 1. a scarab beetle, Amphimallon majalis.
noun 1. See under (def 1). [ches-nuht, -nuh t] /ˈtʃɛsˌnʌt, -nət/ noun 1. any of the several deciduous trees constituting the genus Castanea, of the beech family, having toothed, oblong leaves and bearing edible nuts enclosed in a prickly bur, and including C. dentata (American chestnut) which has been virtually destroyed by the , C. […]
noun 1. an economic union created in 1952 and providing for the pooling of coal, iron, and steel production in Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and West Germany.
- European commission
noun 1. the executive body of the European Union formed in 1967, which initiates action in the EU and mediates between member governments Former name (until 1993) Commission of the European Communities noun the executive group of the European Union that initiates action and safeguards the EU nations; also called [Commission of the European Communities]