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Blastomyces

(blast-ŏ-mī′sēz″)

[blasto- + Gr. mykēs, fungus]
A genus of yeastlike budding fungi pathogenic to humans. At room temperature these fungi grow in a moldlike mycelial form, and at body temperature in a yeastlike form.

Blastomyces brasiliensis

The former name of the yeast now called Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.

Blastomyces dermatitidis

The species that causes North American blastomycosis, a rare fungal infection in humans.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Blastomyces." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735206/all/Blastomyces.
Blastomyces. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735206/all/Blastomyces. Accessed July 21, 2019.
Blastomyces. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735206/all/Blastomyces
Blastomyces [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 21]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735206/all/Blastomyces.
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