TITLE

mucormycosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1395
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mucormycosis" is presented. It refers to an invasive and frequently fatal infection with fungi of the family Mucoraceae and the class Zygomycetes. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21236623

 

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