Etymology
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mycosis (n.)

"the presence of fungi as parasites in the body," 1841, from French (Jean-Louis Alibert, 1835); medical Latin; see myco- + -osis. Related: Mycotic.

updated on April 21, 2019

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Definitions of mycosis from WordNet

mycosis (n.)
an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus;
Synonyms: fungal infection
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