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

History and Etymology for Exobasidium

New Latin, from exo- + basidium

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“Exobasidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Exobasidium. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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