\hˈɪstəplˌazmə], \hˈɪstəplˌazmə], \h_ˈɪ_s_t_ə_p_l_ˌa_z_m_ə]\
Definitions of HISTOPLASMA
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A mitosporic Onygenales fungal species causing HISTOPLASMOSIS in humans and animals. Histoplasma capsulatum and its teleomorph Ajellomyces capsulatus are the offending species.
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A genus of protozoan parasites; so far as known, it contains only one species, H. capsulatum, found at autopsy in the endothelial cells of the lung, spleen, liver, and bone-marrow, in patients dying after symptoms of splenomegaly, leucopenia, emaciation, and an irregular, remittent temperature.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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