a chronic infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues, esp. of the foot, characterized by a tumorous mass consisting mostly of fungi
Origin of mycetomamyceto- + -oma
nounpl. my·ce·to·mas, or my·ce·to·ma·ta
A chronic, slowly progressing bacterial or fungal infection usually of the foot or leg, characterized by nodules that discharge an oily pus.
Origin of mycetomaGreek mukēs mukēt- fungus -oma