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fusarium

noun fu·sar·i·um \fyü-ˈzer-ē-əm\

Definition of FUSARIUM

:  any of a genus (Fusarium) of ascomycetous fungi having curved septate conidia which includes forms that are important agents of plant disease and others that produce mycotoxins implicated in human and animal disease; also :  a plant disease (as wilt or dry rot) caused by a fusarium

Origin of FUSARIUM

New Latin, from Latin fusus spindle
First Known Use: 1907

fusarium

noun fu·sar·i·um \fyü-ˈzer-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FUSARIUM

1
capitalized :  a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Tuberculariaceae) including important plant pathogens, agents (as F. solani and F. oxysporum) of infectious conditions in humans and domestic animals, and mycotoxin-producing forms (as F. moniliforme and F. proliferaturm) that contaminate agricultural products (as grain)
2
plural -ia \-eə\ :  any fungus of the genus Fusarium

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