Fungi Imperfecti

[ im-per-fek-tahy ]
/ ˌɪm pərˈfɛk taɪ /

plural noun

a class of fungi for which a sexually reproductive stage of the life cycle has not been found.

Origin of Fungi Imperfecti

< New Latin: literally, imperfect fungi

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Medicine definitions for fungi imperfecti

Fungi Imperfecti

[ ĭm′pər-fĕktī ]

n.

A phylum of fungi that are without a sexual stage in their life cycle, reproducing only by asexual spores.Deuteromycetes

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