noun Pho·ma \ˈfōmə\

Definition of Phoma

  1. :  a large form genus of imperfect fungi (family Sphaeropsidaceae) typically stem-inhabiting but some causing destructive rots of fruits or roots and having nonseptate hyaline ovate to elongate pycnospores in pycnidia — compare phomopsis

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Origin and Etymology of phoma

New Latin, from Greek phōis blister

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