fungoid

[ fuhng-goid ]

adjective
  1. resembling a fungus; of the nature of a fungus.

  2. Pathology. characterized by funguslike growths.

noun
  1. Pathology. a growth having the characteristics of a fungus.

Origin of fungoid

1
First recorded in 1830–40; fung(us) + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for fungoid

fungoid

/ (ˈfʌŋɡɔɪd) /


adjective
  1. resembling a fungus or fungi: a fungoid growth

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