Aspergillaceae

plural noun

As·​per·​gil·​la·​ce·​ae
ˌaspərjə̇ˈlāsēˌē
in some classifications
: a family of fungi (order Eurotiales) including the common molds of the genera Aspergillus and Penicillium and the fungus Thielavia basicola which is the cause of root rot or black root rot of numerous hosts

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Aspergillus, type genus + -aceae

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“Aspergillaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aspergillaceae. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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