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imperfect fungus

a fungus for which only the asexual reproductive stage is known, as any fungus of the Fungi imperfecti.
Origin of imperfect fungus
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
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imperfect fungus in Medicine

imperfect fungus im·per·fect fungus (ĭm-pûr'fĭkt)
Any of various fungi of the phylum Fungi Imperfecti, including Aspergillus, Candida, Cryptococcus, and other human pathogens.

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imperfect fungus in Science
imperfect fungus  
See deuteromycete.
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