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telium

play
noun te·li·um \ˈtē-lē-əm\

Definition of telium

plural telia play \-lē-ə\

  1. :  a teliospore-producing sorus or pustule on the host plant of a rust fungus

telial play \ˈtē-lē-əl\ adjective


Origin of telium

New Latin, from Greek teleios complete


First Known Use: circa 1905


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