Medical Definition of Fungus ball

1. A compact mass of fungal mycelium and cellular debris, 1 to 5 cm in diameter, residing within a lung cavity; such cavities may be produced by bacterial as well as mycotic infectious agents, but they are usually produced by Aspergillus fumigatus or, more rarely, by A. Niger. See: aspergilloma. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fungus Ball

fungo
fungo bat
fungoes
fungoid
fungoids
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fungosities
fungosity
fungous
fungous foot
fungs
fungus
fungus ball (current term)
fungus family
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fungus gnat
fungus kingdom
fungus order
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fungusproofing
funhouses
funic
funicle

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