fungiform

[ fuhn-juh-fawrm, fuhng-guh- ]
/ ˈfʌn dʒəˌfɔrm, ˈfʌŋ gə- /

adjective

having the form of a fungus or mushroom.

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Origin of fungiform

First recorded in 1815–25; fungi- + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for fungiform

fungiform
/ (ˈfʌndʒɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

shaped like a mushroom or similar fungusthe fungiform papillae of the tongue
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Medical definitions for fungiform

fungiform
[ fŭnjə-fôrm′, fŭnggə- ]

adj.

Shaped like a mushroom.
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