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

Other Words from fungoid

fungoid noun

Examples of fungoid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The extra something is a comet from outer space, releasing its seeds, plugging into the fungoid mycelium—which, from an alien perspective, is the largest and most evolutionarily successful creature on the planet. Tom Shippey, WSJ, 11 Feb. 2022 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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“Fungoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fungoid. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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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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