plural noun
Ec·​cri·​na·​les | \ ˌekrəˈnā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Eccrinales

: an order of fungi (class Phycomycetes) containing lower fungi that occur as parasites in the alimentary canals of arthropods, that have slender coenocytic hyphae with funnel-shaped attachment disks, and that reproduce by endospores

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History and Etymology for Eccrinales

New Latin, from Eccrina, genus of fungi + -ales

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“Eccrinales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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