helminthosporium

noun

hel·​min·​tho·​spo·​ri·​um
-rēəm
1
capitalized : a form genus of saprophytic or parasitic imperfect fungi (family Dematiaceae) having erect conidiophores and elongate, clavate or cylindric, several-septate spores see barley stripe
2
plural helminthosporia
-rēə
or helminthosporiums : any fungus of the genus Helminthosporium
helminthosporoid
(¦)⸗¦⸗⸗¦spōrȯid
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from helminth- + -sporium

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“Helminthosporium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/helminthosporium. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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