- a skin irritation; hives; urticaria.
Origin of uredo
1700–10; < Latin ūrēdō blast, blight, burning itch, equivalent to ūr(ere) to burn + -ēdō noun suffix
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Chapter 19: "Uredo vivalis" should be "Uredo nivalis" as in the French version.
They are attached to the filaments of the mycelium, as in Uredo segetum.
The disc which has produced the Uredo spores now gives rise to the resting spores, and so the cycle is complete.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
The spores of both these species of Uredo may be found in most kinds of flour and bread, especially in those of inferior quality.
- a less common name for urticaria
C18: from Latin: burning itch, from ūrere to burn
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