from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chronic infectious disease of domestic mammals and humans, characterized by nodules or ulcers in the lymph nodes and skin and caused by a saprophytic or parasitic fungus of the genus Sporothrix, especially S. schenckii, commonly found in soil and wood.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A disease caused by infection with the fungus Sporothrix schenckii, sometimes acquired from roses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mycotic disease of the skin and mucous membranes due to the presence of a mucedinous fungus of the genus Sporotrichum.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a chronic fungal infection of the skin and lymph nodes
Sorry, no etymologies found.