cryptococcus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of various yeastlike fungi of the genus Cryptococcus, commonly occurring in the soil and including certain pathogenic species, such as the causative agent of cryptococcosis.
- crypˌto·cocˈcal adjective
cryptococcus - Medical Definition
Any of a genus of yeastlike fungi commonly occurring in the soil and including certain pathogenic species.