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


uredinium (ˌjʊərɪˈdɪnɪəm)

noun plural -dia (-dɪə) or -dinia (-ˈdɪnɪə)
  1. a spore-producing body of some rust fungi in which uredospores are formedAlso called: uredosorus
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Derived Formsuredial, adjective

Word Origin for uredium

C20: from New Latin, from uredo
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