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uredium

[ yoo-ree-dee-uhm ]

noun

, Mycology.
, plural u·re·di·a [y, oo, -, ree, -dee-, uh].


uredium

/ jʊˈriːdɪəm; ˌjʊərɪˈdɪnɪəm /

noun

  1. a spore-producing body of some rust fungi in which uredospores are formed Also calleduredosorus


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Derived Forms

  • uˈredial, adjective

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Other Words From

  • u·redi·al adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of uredium1

From New Latin; uredo, -ium

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Word History and Origins

Origin of uredium1

C20: from New Latin, from uredo

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