fungoid

[ fuhng-goid ]
/ ˈfʌŋ gɔɪd /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. fungistat,
  2. fungistatic,
  3. fungitoxic,
  4. fungivorous,
  5. fungo,
  6. fungosity,
  7. fungous,
  8. fungus,
  9. fungus ball,
  10. fungus gnat

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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Medicine definitions for fungoid

fungoid

[ fŭnggoid′ ]

adj.

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

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