Entomophthora

noun
En·​to·​moph·​tho·​ra

Definition of Entomophthora

: a genus (the type of the family Entomophthoraceae) comprising fungi that are parasitic on insects

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History and Etymology for Entomophthora

New Latin, from entom- + -phthora

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“Entomophthora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Entomophthora. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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