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helminthosporium in Medicine

Helminthosporium Hel·min·tho·spo·ri·um (hěl-mĭn'thō-spôr'ē-əm)
A genus of rapidly growing, saprobic fungi that are common laboratory contaminants.

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  • The spores of some species of helminthosporium are large and multiseptate, calling to mind the spores of the Melanconiei.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  • Species of helminthosporium, Cladosporium, and Macrosporium seem to be as common in tropical as temperate climes.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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