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Histoplasma capsulatum

Histoplasma capsulatum His·to·plas·ma cap·su·la·tum (hĭs’tə-plāz’mə kāp’sə-lā’təm, -syu-)
A parasitic fungus causing histoplasmosis in humans and other mammals.


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    histoplasmin his·to·plas·min (hĭs’tə-plāz’mĭn) n. An antigenic extract of Histoplasma capsulatum used in immunological tests for histoplasmosis.

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    histoplasmoma his·to·plas·mo·ma (hĭs’tō-plāz-mō’mə) n. pl. his·to·plas·mo·mas or his·to·plas·mo·ma·ta (-mə-tə) An infectious granuloma of the lung caused by Histoplasma capsulatum.

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    [his-toh-plaz-moh-sis] /ˌhɪs toʊ plæzˈmoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. an infectious disease of the reticuloendothelial system, caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation. /ˌhɪstəʊplæzˈməʊsɪs/ noun 1. 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 […]

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