Fungal Infections - Glossary

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on May 27, 2017
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Glossary

Immunosuppression: A condition when the immune system is compromised.

Candida: One species of yeast-like fungi.

Histoplasmosis: It is a fungal infection caused by breathing spores of the fungus from bird or bat droppings.

Lesion: An area of abnormal tissue change.

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