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helminthosporium in Medicine

Helminthosporium

(hĕl-mĭn′thō-spôrē-əm)
n.
  1. A genus of rapidly growing, saprobic fungi that are common laboratory contaminants.
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Historical Examples

  • 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