fungus ball



  1. an object with a spherical shape; "a ball of fire" (同)globe, orb
  2. a pitch that is not in the strike zone; "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"
  3. a spherical object used as a plaything; "he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"
  4. round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
  5. the game of baseball
  6. form into a ball by winding or rolling; "ball wool"
  7. a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder" (同)clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk
  8. a lavish dance requiring formal attire (同)formal
  9. a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass; "the ball at the base of the thumb"; "he stood on the balls of his feet"
  10. the people assembled at a lavish formal dance; "the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"
  11. an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
  12. United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989) (同)Lucille Ball
  13. an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy


  1. 〈C〉『球』,まり,『ボール』 / 〈U〉球技;野球(baseball) / 〈C〉(野球で) / ボール / 投球;打球 / 〈C〉弾丸(bullet) / 〈C〉球状のもの / 〈C〉(特の体の)丸くふくらんだ部分 / 《複数形》《俗》睾丸(こうがん),きんたま / …'を'球の形にする / 球になる
  2. (規模の大きな正式の)『舞踏会』 / 《話》非常に楽しいひととき
  3. 〈性俗〉(男性が)~と性交する
  4. 菌(葉緑素が無く,他の生物の有機物に依存しているキノコ,カビなど)

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  • Evaluation of the prevalence and specificities of asymptomatic paranasal sinus aspergillosis: Retrospective study of 59 cases.
  • Aït-Mansour A1, Pezzettigotta S2, Genty E2, Faulcon P2, Lecanu JB2.
  • European annals of otorhinolaryngology, head and neck diseases.Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis.2015 Jan 5. pii: S1879-7296(14)00164-1. doi: 10.1016/j.anorl.2013.10.006. [Epub ahead of print]
  • STUDY OBJECTIVES: To calculate the prevalence of asymptomatic localized paranasal sinus aspergillosis (or fungus ball) in the general population and to compare asymptomatic and symptomatic fungus balls (FB) in order to determine their specificities.MATERIAL AND METHOD: Retrospective study including
  • PMID 25572611
  • Emergency pneumonectomy: a life-saving measure for severe recurrent hemoptysis in tuberculosis cavitary lesion.
  • Patel R1, Singh A1, Mathur RM1, Sisodiya A1.
  • Case reports in pulmonology.Case Rep Pulmonol.2015;2015:897896. doi: 10.1155/2015/897896. Epub 2015 Jan 5.
  • Hemoptysis constitutes a common and urgent medical problem. Swift and effective management is of crucial importance, especially in severe, life-threatening cases. Because of bronchial artery or a branch of pulmonary artery erosion due to cavitary infiltration, bronchiectasis, fungus ball, broncholit
  • PMID 25628912
  • Through thick and thin: cryptic sympatric speciation in the submersed genus Najas (Hydrocharitaceae).
  • Les DH1, Peredo EL2, King UM2, Benoit LK2, Tippery NP2, Ball CJ2, Shannon RK2.
  • Molecular phylogenetics and evolution.Mol Phylogenet Evol.2015 Jan;82 Pt A:15-30. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.09.022. Epub 2014 Oct 6.
  • Cryptic sympatric species arise when reproductive isolation is established in sympatry, leading to genetically divergent lineages that are highly similar morphologically or virtually indistinguishable. Although cryptic sympatric species have been reported in various animals, fungi, and protists, the
  • PMID 25300454

Japanese Journal

  • 右肺上葉切除後の菌球を伴う有瘻性アスペルギルス膿胸に対しendobronchial Watanabe spigotsを併用した筋皮弁充填術が有効であった1例
  • 気管支学 : 日本気管支研究会雑誌 36(2), 171-175, 2014-03-25
  • NAID 110009807532
  • Cavitary Pulmonary Cryptococcosis with an Aspergillus Fungus Ball
  • Variety and Changeability of Pulmonary Aspergillosis

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fungus ball n. 1. A compact mass of fungal mycelium and cellular debris produced by bacterial and mycotic infectious agents and residing within a lung cavity. 2. See aspergilloma. A tumour-like mass of fungi, classically from the ...

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