noun te·li·um \ˈtē-lē-əm\
plural te·lia \-lē-ə\

Definition of TELIUM

:  a teliospore-producing sorus or pustule on the host plant of a rust fungus
te·li·al \ˈtē-lē-əl\ adjective

Origin of TELIUM

New Latin, from Greek teleios complete
First Known Use: circa 1905


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