actinomycosis

[ US /ˌækˌtɪnoʊˌmaɪˈkoʊsɪs/ ]
NOUN
  1. disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
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How To Use actinomycosis In A Sentence

  • The main step in the pathogenesis of actinomycosis is disruption of the mucosal membrane leading to suppuration and abscess formation.
  • My mother was suffering from a very grave illness (actinomycosis). My Life
  • Griseofulvin is not effective in the following: bacterial infections, candidiasis, histoplasmosis, actinomycosis, sporotrichosis, chromoblastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, North American blastomycosis, cryptococcosis (torulosis), tinea versicolor and nocardiosis.
  • Actinomycosis is a chronic infection caused by various bacteria called actinomycetes.
  • It is a rare condition. actinomycosis is a natural inhabitant of our mouths. CNN Transcript - Special Event: Press Conference on Former President Gerald Ford's Health - August 5, 2000
  • _The specific cause_ of actinomycosis is commonly known as the ray fungus Common Diseases of Farm Animals
  • Other infections healing with multiple residual calcifications include cryptococcosis, nocardiosis, actinomycosis, and coccidiodomycosis.
  • Objective : To deeply explore the happening, development and clinicopathologic features of the actinomycosis.
  • In actinomycosis there are usually severe swellings and abscesses in the mouth and other parts of the body. A Close Look at Parasitic Diseases
  • Another disease caused by a fungus is “actinomycosis”, which in cattle and other animals is called “lumpy jaw”. A Close Look at Parasitic Diseases
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