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fungus

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noun fun·gus \ˈfəŋ-gəs\

Medical Definition of fungus

plural fun·gi \ˈfən-ˌjī also ˈfəŋ-ˌgī\play play also fun·gus·es \ˈfəŋ-gə-səz\play

  1. 1:  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

  2. 2:  infection with a fungus





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