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Fungal

Meanings and phrases

fungal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to fungi; fungous

fungal infection

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an inflammatory condition caused by a fungus; mycosis
E.g.
  • The cause is typically a bacterial infection and less commonly a fungal infection.
  • Dermatophytes or yeast seen on a KOH test indicate the person has a fungal infection.
  • Tinea versicolor refers to a fungal infection of the skin caused by "Malassezia furfur".

fungal genus

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Decorospora Decorospora is a fungal genus.
  • Anthoporia Anthoporia is a fungal genus in the family Meripilaceae.
  • Bridgeoporus Bridgeoporus is a fungal genus in the family Polyporaceae.

fungal plant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Physopella Physopella is a genus of fungal plant pathogen in the family Phakopsoraceae.
  • The warmer, wetter winters are promoting fungal plant diseases like soybean rust to travel northward.

fungal plant pathogen

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Physopella Physopella is a genus of fungal plant pathogen in the family Phakopsoraceae.

fungal infections

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Isospora belli" and "Dientamoeba fragilis") and sarcocystis); fungal infections (i.e.
  • As of November 15, the CDC reported that 85 patients had laboratory-confirmed fungal infections.
  • As of March 10, 2013, 48 people had died and 720 were being treated for persistent fungal infections.

fungal species

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The number of fungal species is unknown, but is large.
  • Over the last 19 years, 11 insect and 2 fungal species have been released as biological control agents against mimosa.
  • The algae Stichococcus bacillaris, and certain fungal species have been seen to colonize silicone resins used at archaeological sites.
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