Entyloma

noun

En·​ty·​lo·​ma
ˌentᵊlˈōmə
: a genus of parasitic fungi (family Tilletiaceae) that produce abundant conidia on long conidiophores and that comprise the white smuts

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from en- entry 2 + Greek tylōma callus

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“Entyloma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Entyloma. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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