uredium

[ yoo-ree-dee-uh m ]
/ yʊˈri di əm /

noun, plural u·re·di·a [yoo-ree-dee-uh] /yʊˈri di ə/. Mycology.


Nearby words

  1. urease,
  2. urecchysis,
  3. uredema,
  4. uredinium,
  5. urediospore,
  6. uredo,
  7. uredo stage,
  8. uredosorus,
  9. uredospore,
  10. ureide

Origin of uredium

From New Latin; see origin at uredo, -ium

Related formsu·re·di·al, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for uredia

uredium

uredinium (ˌjʊərɪˈdɪnɪəm)

/ (jʊˈriːdɪəm) /

noun plural -dia (-dɪə) or -dinia (-ˈdɪnɪə)

a spore-producing body of some rust fungi in which uredospores are formedAlso called: uredosorus
Derived Formsuredial, adjective

Word Origin for uredium

C20: from New Latin, from uredo

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