Definition of fungoid in English:

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fungoid

Pronunciation: /ˈfəNGˌɡoid/

adjective

1Of or caused by a fungus or fungi: she suffered from a fungoid disease of her feet
1.1Resembling a fungus in shape, texture, or speed of growth: his skin looked moist and fungoid

noun

A fungoid plant.
Example sentences
  • Fungins, much like their larger cousins, fungoids, thrive in dark and moist environments.
  • The laboratory possesses different equipment for tests and researches on environmental influence on products such as: temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation, dust, fungoids, saline mist.
  • Some fungoids are mildly poisonous, though most are benign.

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Syllabification: fun·goid

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