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Coccidioides Coc·cid·i·oi·des (kŏk-sĭd’ē-oi’dēz)
A genus of fungi, a single species of which, Coccidiodes immitis, causes coccidioidomycosis.


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    [kok-sid-ee-oi-doh-mahy-koh-sis] /kɒkˌsɪd iˌɔɪ doʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. a disease caused by inhaling spores of Coccidioides fungi, characterized by fever, respiratory infection, and reddish bumps on the skin, common in hot, semiarid regions, especially in southwestern U. S. and Mexico. /kɒkˌsɪdɪˌɔɪdəʊmaɪˈkəʊsɪs/ noun 1. a disease of the skin or viscera, esp the lungs, caused […]

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