xylostroma

[ zahy-luh-stroh-muh ]
/ ˌzaɪ ləˈstroʊ mə /

noun, plural xy·lo·stro·ma·ta [zahy-luh-stroh-muh-tuh] /ˌzaɪ ləˈstroʊ mə tə/. Mycology.

the felted, blackish stroma of some species of wood-destroying fungi.

Nearby words

  1. xylophilous,
  2. xylophone,
  3. xylophonic,
  4. xylorimba,
  5. xylose,
  6. xylotomous,
  7. xylotomy,
  8. xylulose,
  9. xylyl,
  10. xysma

Origin of xylostroma

From New Latin; see origin at xylo-, stroma

Related formsxy·lo·stro·ma·toid, adjective

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