mucor


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mucor

(ˈmjuːkɔː)
n
(Plants) any fungus belonging to the genus Mucor, which comprises many common moulds
[C20: New Latin, from Latin: mould]
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Noun1.mucor - any mold of the genus Mucormucor - any mold of the genus Mucor    
genus Mucor - type genus of the Mucoraceae; genus of molds having cylindrical or pear-shaped sporangia not limited in location to points where rhizoids develop
mould, mold - a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter
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alternata, Aspergillus, Penicillium and Mucor were isolated from samples collected at different locations.
In an atypical medical move, Childs treated Sophia's infection, called MUCOR, with granulocytes - or white blood cells - from her mother.
Eighteen fungal species belonging to Aspergilus, Alternaria, Cladosporium, Drechslera, Emericella, Fusarium, Mortierella, Mucor and Penicillium genera were isolated from soil samples.
It was possible to isolate and identify seven major fungal genera; these were penicillium, Rhizopus, Mucor, Tricophyton, Saprolegnia, Alternaria and Microsporum.
Entre las cepas aisladas se identificaron cinco especies de Mucor y ocho especies de levaduras (TABLA I).
We found she had sensitivity to many molds, Aspergillus niger, Candida albicans, Mucor racemosis, Penicillium notatum, and Stachybotris atra.
04%) different fungal strains isolated, most belonged to genera Aspergillus, Rhizopus, Mucor, Candida, Penicillium, etc.
2,3 This mold belongs to the order Mucorales, which includes Mucor, Rhizopus, and Absidia.
Analysis of their molecular and morphological characteristics confirmed that the six strains belonged to the genus of Fusarium, Mucor and Mortierella, respectively.
Histological examination of gastric biopsy showed areas of ulceration and necrosis with inflammatory granulation, within areas of necrosis are seen many broad aseptate fungal hyphae of mucor (Figure 1).
Murcomycosis caused by unusual mucormycetes, non Rhizopus, Mucor, and Lichtheimia species.