[ fŭng′gāt′ ]
To grow rapidly like a fungus.
Having the form of or resembling a fungus.
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Words nearby fungate
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Example sentences from the Web for fungate
The primary growth may remain so small that its presence is not even suspected, or it may increase in size, ulcerate, and fungate.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The gum almost buries the teeth, and large polypoid masses form which tend to fungate.