fungoid

adjective
fun·​goid | \ ˈfəŋ-ˌgȯid How to pronounce fungoid (audio) \

Definition of fungoid

: resembling, characteristic of, caused by, or being a fungus a fungoid growth

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fungoid noun

Examples of fungoid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dutch elm disease is a fungoid killer that is spread by the way of bark beetles. Paulina Smolinski, USA TODAY, 19 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of fungoid

1758, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fungoid was in 1758

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“Fungoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fungoid. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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fungoid

adjective
fun·​goid | \ ˈfəŋ-ˌgȯid How to pronounce fungoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of fungoid

: resembling, characteristic of, caused by, or being a fungus a fungoid ulcer a fungoid growth

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