What does coccidioidomycosis mean?

Definitions for coccidioidomycosis
kɒkˌsɪd iˌɔɪ doʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪscoc·cid·ioidomy·co·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coccidioidomycosis, coccidiomycosis, valley fever, desert rheumatismnoun

    an infection of the lungs and skin characterized by excessive sputum and nodules

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  1. coccidioidomycosisnoun

    An infectious respiratory disease caused by inhalation of the fungus Coccidioides immitis.

Freebase

  1. Coccidioidomycosis

    Coccidioidomycosis, commonly known as "Valley fever", as well as "California fever", "Desert rheumatism", and "San Joaquin Valley fever" is a fungal disease caused by Coccidioides immitis or C. posadasii. It is endemic in certain parts of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah and northern Mexico. C. immitis resides in the soil in certain parts of the southwestern United States, northern Mexico, and parts of Central and South America. It is dormant during long dry spells, then develops as a mold with long filaments that break off into airborne spores when the rains come. The spores, known as arthroconidia, are swept into the air by disruption of the soil, such as during construction, farming, or an earthquake. Infection is caused by inhalation of the particles. The disease is not transmitted from person to person. The infection ordinarily resolves leaving the patient with a specific immunity to re-infection.C. immitis is a dimorphic saprophytic organism that grows as a mycelium in the soil and produces a spherule form in the host organism.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Coccidioidomycosis

    Infection with a fungus of the genus COCCIDIOIDES, endemic to the SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. It is sometimes called valley fever but should not be confused with RIFT VALLEY FEVER. Infection is caused by inhalation of airborne, fungal particles known as arthroconidia, a form of FUNGAL SPORES. A primary form is an acute, benign, self-limited respiratory infection. A secondary form is a virulent, severe, chronic, progressive granulomatous disease with systemic involvement. It can be detected by use of COCCIDIOIDIN.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coccidioidomycosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coccidioidomycosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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