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phycomycosis <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
phycomycosis n.

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a disease caused by parasitic fungi of the genera Rhizopus, Absidia, and Mucor. The fungi grow within the blood vessels of the lungs and nervous tissue, causing blood clots that cut off the blood supply (...

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Subjects: Nursing

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