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uredium

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

From New Latin; see origin at uredo, -ium

OTHER WORDS FROM uredium

u·re·di·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uredium

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 forms of uredium

uredial, adjective

Word Origin for uredium

C20: from New Latin, from uredo
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