hel·min·tho·spo·ri·um | \ -rēəm \

Definition of helminthosporium 

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

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helminthosporoid \(¦)⸗¦⸗⸗¦spōrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for helminthosporium

New Latin, from helminth- + -sporium

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