Coccidioidomycosis: An infectious disease caused by a fungus called Coccidioides immitis which is found in the soil. Transmission usually occurs through inhalation but can rarely occur through the skin. Very rarely, infection can spread throughout the body to involve the skin, bones, joints, lungs and central nervous system which can be fatal if untreated.
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Definitions of Coccidioidomycosis:
A mitosporic fungal genus which causes COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
An infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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