Exobasidium

noun Exo·basidium \ ¦ek(ˌ)sō+ \

Definition of Exobasidium

:the type and chief genus of the family Exobasidiaceae comprising fungi parasitic especially on various heath plants on which they cause swollen thickenings resembling galls — see false blossom

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Origin and Etymology of exobasidium

New Latin, from exo- + basidium


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