noun plural

Eu·​ro·​ti·​a·​les yu̇-ˌrōt-ē-ˈā-lēz How to pronounce Eurotiales (audio) -ˌrō-shē- How to pronounce Eurotiales (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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