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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to a parasitic plant lacking chlorophyll and leaves and true stems and roots and reproducing by spores

Usage examples (32)
  • Scott's team says it found a good match between carbonaceous spherules from 12,900 years ago and so-called fungal sclerotia (see figure).
  • It is used as an insect repellent and to treat skin diseases such as fungal infections.
  • Cortical sloughing is the loss of cortex (cortical tissue) on the roots and occurs in several plant diseases such as fungal root rot.
  • A: This sounds like the soil or media has some kind of fungal pathogen in it. for more
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