[mahy-koh-sis] /maɪˈkoʊ sɪs/

noun, Pathology.
the presence of parasitic fungi in or on any part of the body.
the condition caused by the presence of such fungi.
any infection or disease caused by fungus

1876, medical Latin; see myco- + -osis. Related: Mycotic.

mycosis my·co·sis (mī-kō’sĭs)
n. pl. my·co·ses (-sēz)


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