Mycoplasmatales My·co·plas·ma·ta·les (mī’kō-plāz’mə-tā’lēz)
An order of gram-negative nonmotile microorganisms that do not possess a true cell wall but are instead enclosed by a three-layered membrane and include pathogenic and saprophytic species, such as the pleuropneumonia-like organisms.
[mahy-kuh-rahy-zuh] /ˌmaɪ kəˈraɪ zə/ noun, plural mycorrhizae [mahy-kuh-rahy-zee] /ˌmaɪ kəˈraɪ zi/ (Show IPA), mycorrhizas. Plant Pathology. 1. a symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus, especially a basidiomycete, with the roots of certain plants, in which the hyphae form a closely woven mass around the rootlets or penetrate the cells of the root. /ˌmaɪkəˈraɪzə/ […]
[mahy-koh-sis] /maɪˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. the presence of parasitic fungi in or on any part of the body. 2. the condition caused by the presence of such fungi. /maɪˈkəʊsɪs/ noun 1. any infection or disease caused by fungus n. 1876, medical Latin; see myco- + -osis. Related: Mycotic. mycosis my·co·sis (mī-kō’sĭs) n. pl. my·co·ses […]
- Mycosis fungoides
mycosis fungoides mycosis fun·goi·des (fŭng-goi’dēz) n. A chronic progressive lymphoma arising in the skin and initially simulating an inflammatory dermatosis.
[mahy-koh-soh-zin] /ˌmaɪ koʊˈsoʊ zɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any sozin that kills microorganisms.