noun Uro·cys·tis

Definition of Urocystis

  1. :  a genus of smuts (family Tilletiaceae) having compound chlamydospores with the dark central cells fertile and the outer sterile — see flag smut, onion smut

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Origin and Etymology of urocystis

New Latin, from 2ur- + -cystis

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