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

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Dutch elm disease is a fungoid killer that is spread by the way of bark beetles. Paulina Smolinski, USA TODAY, "Here's how the National Park Service is saving D.C.'s trees from Dutch elm disease," 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

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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