fungoid

[ fuhng-goid ]
/ ˈfʌŋ gɔɪd /

adjective

resembling a fungus; of the nature of a fungus.
Pathology. characterized by funguslike growths.

noun

Pathology. a growth having the characteristics of a fungus.

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Origin of fungoid

First recorded in 1830–40; fung(us) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for fungoid

fungoid
/ (ˈfʌŋɡɔɪd) /

adjective

resembling a fungus or fungia fungoid growth
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Medical definitions for fungoid

fungoid
[ fŭnggoid′ ]

adj.

Of, relating to, resembling, or being a fungus.
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