Medical Dictionary


noun, often attrib fun·gus \ˈfəŋ-gəs\
plural fun·gi \ˈfən-ˌalso ˈfəŋ-ˌgī\ also fun·gus·es \ˈfəŋ-gə-səz\

Medical Definition of FUNGUS

:  any of the kingdom Fungi of saprophytic and parasitic spore-producing eukaryotic typically filamentous organisms formerly classified as plants that lack chlorophyll and include molds, rusts, mildews, smuts, mushrooms, and yeasts
:  infection with a fungus
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