telium

noun
te·li·um | \ ˈtē-lē-əm \
plural telia\ˈtē-lē-ə \

Definition of telium 

: a teliospore-producing sorus or pustule on the host plant of a rust fungus

Other words from telium

telial \ˈtē-lē-əl \ adjective

First Known Use of telium

circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telium

New Latin, from Greek teleios complete

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