Meaning of rhinosporidium

rhi•no•spo•rid•i•um

Pronunciation: (rī"nō-spô-rid'ē-um, -spō-), [key]
— pl. -i•a
  1. any fungus of the genus Rhinosporidium, members of which produce vascular polyps in the nasal passages.
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