torulose


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torulose

(ˈtɔːjʊləʊs; ˈtɒrjʊləʊs; ˈtɔːjʊləʊz; ˈtɒrjʊləʊz)
adj
(Botany) (of something cylindrical) alternately swollen and pinched along its length
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Adj.1.torulose - of a cylindrical or ellipsoid body; swollen and constricted at intervals
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
unshapely - not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape; "a stout unshapely woman"
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A criptococose e uma doenca infecciosa fungica potencialmente fatal, que acomete animais domesticos, principalmente cachorro e gato, animais silvestres e o homem, sendo tambem conhecida como torulose, blastomicose europeia ou Busse-Buschke.
[slightly torulose (Ball, 1993)], erect or spreading; horns 4-5 mm [straight, acute (Ball, 1993)].
Based on morphological characterization, the foot rot pathogen exhibited globose oogonia with paragynous antheridia, chlamydospore, torulose hyphae and lemon shaped sporangia with long pedicel.
The Phytophthora taxonomic system has been based on morphological characteristics of the globose oogonia with paragynous antheridia, chlamydospore, torulose hyphae and lemon shape of sporangia (Mchau and Coffey, 1995).
Fruits linear, terete, 1-2 cm x 0.71 mm, ascending to erect; valves not torulose, glabrous, with a prominent midvein; septum complete, veinless; style 0.3-0.8 mm long; stigma entire.
Fruit dehiscent, capsular siliques, linear, terete, sessile or short stipitate, unsegmented; valves with a prominent midvein and obscure lateral veins, glabrous, not torulose; replum rounded; septum complete; style distinct, to 4 mm long; stigma capitate, entire, narrower than style.