North American blastomycosis

North American blastomycosis 'nȯrth- n blastomycosis that involves esp. the skin, lymph nodes, and lungs and that is caused by infection with a fungus of the genus Blastomyces (B. dermatitidis) called also Gilchrist's disease

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blastomycosis (def. 1).

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