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mycocecidium

[ mahy-koh-suh-sid-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌmaɪ koʊ səˈsɪd i əm /
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noun Mycology.
a gall caused by a parasitic fungus.
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Origin of mycocecidium

<New Latin, equivalent to myco-myco- + cecidium gall <Greek kēkídion ink-gall, equivalent to kēkid-, stem of kēkís oak-gall, a dye made therefrom + -ion diminutive suffix
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