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uredinium

[ yoor-i-din-ee-uhm ]
/ ˌyʊər ɪˈdɪn i əm /
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noun, plural u·re·din·i·a [yoor-i-din-ee-uh]. /ˌyʊər ɪˈdɪn i ə/.

Mycology. the fruiting body of the rust fungi that bears urediospores.

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Also uredium.
Also called uredosorus.

Origin of uredinium

1905–10; <New Latin <ūrēdin- (stem of Latin ūrēdō;see uredo) + -ium-ium

OTHER WORDS FROM uredinium

u·re·din·i·al, adjective
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