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 ?
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.
They have a parboiled appearance, are afflicted with hang-nails, while the nails are broken and discoloured, and the edges of the quick seem to be assuming a fungoid sort of growth.
Before me, squatting together upon the fungoid ruins of a huge fallen tree and still unaware of my approach, were three grotesque human figures.
True, he had beheld shooting stars (this in reply to Bassett's contention); but likewise had he beheld the phosphorescence of fungoid growths and rotten meat and fireflies on dark nights, and the flames of wood- fires and of blazing candle-nuts; yet what were flame and blaze and glow when they had flamed and blazed and glowed?
57150, Irrigation of vagina and/or application of medicament for treatment of bacterial, parasitic, or fungoid disease