phaeohyphomycosis phae·o·hy·pho·my·co·sis (fē’ō-hī’fō-mī-kō’sĭs)
Any of a group of superficial and deep infections caused by dematiaceous fungi that form hyphae and yeastlike cells in tissue.
[fey-uh-thuh n, -thon] /ˈfeɪ ə θən, -ˌθɒn/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a son of Helios who borrowed the chariot of the sun and drove it so close to earth that Zeus struck him down to save the world. /ˈfeɪəθən/ noun 1. an asteroid (6.9 km in diameter) that has an orbit approaching close to the […]
[fey-i-tn or, esp. British, feyt-n] /ˈfeɪ ɪ tn or, esp. British, ˈfeɪt n/ noun 1. any of various light, four-wheeled carriages, with or without a top, having one or two seats facing forward, used in the 19th century. 2. a vintage automobile of the touring-car type. /ˈfeɪtən/ noun 1. a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with […]
1. a combining form meaning “a thing that devours,” used in the formation of compound words, especially the names of phagocytes: macrophage. combining form 1. indicating something that eats or consumes something specified: bacteriophage word-forming element meaning “eater,” from stem of Greek phagein “to eat” (see -phagous). -phage suff. One that eats: macrophage.
[feyj] /feɪdʒ/ noun 1. . 1. a combining form meaning “a thing that devours,” used in the formation of compound words, especially the names of phagocytes: macrophage. /feɪdʒ/ noun 1. short for bacteriophage combining form 1. indicating something that eats or consumes something specified: bacteriophage n. virus that destroys bacteria, 1917, an abbreviated form of […]