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uredo

[yoo-ree-doh]
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noun Pathology.
  1. a skin irritation; hives; urticaria.

Origin of uredo

1700–10; < Latin ūrēdō blast, blight, burning itch, equivalent to ūr(ere) to burn + -ēdō noun suffix
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Examples from the Web for uredo

Historical Examples

  • Chapter 19: "Uredo vivalis" should be "Uredo nivalis" as in the French version.

    The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras

    Jules Verne

  • They are attached to the filaments of the mycelium, as in Uredo segetum.

  • The disc which has produced the Uredo spores now gives rise to the resting spores, and so the cycle is complete.

    Fungi: Their Nature and Uses

    Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

  • The spores of both these species of Uredo may be found in most kinds of flour and bread, especially in those of inferior quality.


British Dictionary definitions for uredo

uredo

noun plural uredines (jʊˈriːdɪˌniːz)
  1. a less common name for urticaria

Word Origin

C18: from Latin: burning itch, from ūrere to burn
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