: a genus of lower fungi (order Blastocladiales) having a thallus made up of a series of top-shaped cells each with a crown of fingerlike haustoria and connected by slender hyphae see crown wart

Word History


New Latin, from ur- entry 2 + Greek phlyktis blister, boil, from phlyein, phlyzein to boil over

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“Urophlyctis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Urophlyctis. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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