[his-toh-plaz-moh-sis] /ˌhɪs toʊ plæzˈmoʊ sɪs/
an infectious disease of the reticuloendothelial system, caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.
a severe fungal disease of the lungs caused by Histoplasma capsulatum
histoplasmosis his·to·plas·mo·sis (hĭs’tō-plāz-mō’sĭs)
n. pl. his·to·plas·mo·ses (-sēz)
An infectious disease caused by the inhalation of spores of Histoplasma capsulatum, most often asymptomatic but occasionally producing acute pneumonia or an influenzalike illness and spreading to other organs and systems in the body. Also called Darling’s disease.
[hi-stawr-ee-uh n, -stohr-] /hɪˈstɔr i ən, -ˈstoʊr-/ noun 1. an expert in history; authority on history. 2. a writer of history; chronicler. /hɪˈstɔːrɪən/ noun 1. a person who writes or studies history, esp one who is an authority on it n. mid-15c., from Middle French historien (14c.), from Latin historia (see history). As “writer of […]
[hi-stawr-ee-ey-tid, -stohr-] /hɪˈstɔr iˌeɪ tɪd, -ˈstoʊr-/ adjective 1. (especially of initial letters on an illuminated manuscript) decorated with animals, flowers, or other designs that have a narrative or symbolic purpose. /hɪˈstɔːrɪˌeɪtɪd/ adjective 1. decorated with flowers or animals Also storiated
[hi-stawr-ik, -stor-] /hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-/ adjective 1. well-known or important in : a historic building; historic occasions. 2. (defs 1–5). /hɪˈstɒrɪk/ adjective 1. famous or likely to become famous in history; significant 2. a less common word for historical (sense 1), historical (sense 2), historical (sense 3), historical (sense 4), historical (sense 5) 3. (linguistics) […]
noun 1. the genre of literature, film, etc., comprising narratives that take place in the past and are characterized chiefly by an imaginative reconstruction of historical events and personages. 2. works of this genre, as novels and plays. noun a novel set among actual events or a specific period of history; also called historical novel