fungoid


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fun·goid

 (fŭng′goid′)
adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, or being a fungus.
n.
A fungus.

fungoid

(ˈfʌŋɡɔɪd)
adj
1. (Pathology) resembling a fungus or fungi: a fungoid growth.
2. (Botany) resembling a fungus or fungi: a fungoid growth.

fun•goid

(ˈfʌŋ gɔɪd)

adj.
1. resembling or of the nature of a fungus.
n.
2. a growth having the characteristics of a fungus.
[1830–40]
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Adj.1.fungoid - resembling fungi
Translations

fungoid

[ˈfʌŋgɔɪd] ADJparecido a un hongo, como un hongo (Med) → fungoide

fungoid

, fungous
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References in classic literature ?
Before me, squatting together upon the fungoid ruins of a huge fallen tree and still unaware of my approach, were three grotesque human figures.
There was something fungoid in the oily brown skin, something in the clumsy deliberation of the tedi- ous movements unspeakably nasty.
Tree-ferns and mosses and a myriad other parasitic forms jostled with gay-coloured fungoid growths for room to live, and the very atmosphere itself seemed to afford clinging space to airy fairy creepers, light and delicate as gem-dust, tremulous with microscopic blooms.