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(trĭ-kŏs′pō-rŏn )

[″ + sporos, a seed]
A genus of fungi that causes superficial skin infections in immunocompetent hosts and opportunistic infections, e.g., endocarditis, fungemia, and lung, kidney, and splenic infections, in immunocompromised patients.

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