Eurotiales

noun plural
Eu·​ro·​ti·​a·​les | \ yu̇-ˌrōt-ē-ˈā-lēz How to pronounce Eurotiales (audio) , -ˌrō-shē- How to pronounce Eurotiales (audio) \

Medical Definition of Eurotiales

: an order of ascomycetous fungi (as the blue molds) that have a closed ascocarp with the asci scattered rather than collected into a spore-bearing layer and that include most of the human and animal dermatophytes as well as many saprobic soil or coprophilous fungi

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“Eurotiales.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Eurotiales. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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