noun. any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces.
- fungal infection
- blasto- (English)
- βλαστός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- mycosis (English)
- -osis (English)
Example sentences of the word blastomycosis
1. Noun, singular or mass
However, if your dog develops blastomycosis, there is a good chance you may have encountered the spores from the environment as well.
2. Verb, past participle
When dogs have blastomycosis, they frequently display indications such as appetite loss, fever, problems breathing, gasping and lesions on the skin.
3. Verb, base form
But dogs, in general, are more susceptible to blastomycosis than many other species — an estimated 10 times more likely than humans, and 100 times more likely than cats to become infected.