Urocystis

noun
Uro·​cys·​tis

Definition of Urocystis

: 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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History and Etymology for Urocystis

New Latin, from ur- entry 2 + -cystis

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“Urocystis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Urocystis. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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