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Penicillium

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(pĕn″ĭ-sĭl′ē-ŭm )

[L. penicillum, brush]
A genus of molds belonging to the Ascomycetes (sac fungi). They form the blue molds that grow on fruits, bread, and cheese. A number of species (P. chrysogenum, P. notatum) are the sources of penicillin. Occasionally in humans they produce infections of the external ear, skin, or respiratory passageways. They are common allergens.


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Venes, Donald, editor. "Penicillium." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742607/all/Penicillium.
Penicillium. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742607/all/Penicillium. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Penicillium. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742607/all/Penicillium
Penicillium [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 24]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742607/all/Penicillium.
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