Medical Definition of Botryomycosis

1. A chronic granulomatous condition of horses, cattle, swine, and man, usually involving the skin but occasionally also the viscera, and characterised by granules in the pus, consisting of masses of bacteria, generally staphylococci but sometimes other types, surrounded by a hyaline capsule which sometimes exhibits clublike bodies around its periphery; the anatomic structure of the lesion resembles that of actinomycosis and mycetoma. Synonym: actinophytosis. Origin: fr. Botryomyces (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Botryomycosis

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botocudos
botone
botonee
botonnee
botonny
botos
botrocetin
botropase
botryogen
botryoid
botryoid odontogenic cyst
botryoidal
botryolite
botryomycosis (current term)
botryomycotic
botryose
botrytis
botrytises
botrytize
botrytized
bots
botswana
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bottarga
botte
botted
bottega
bottegas

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