American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of a fungus.
- adj. Caused by a fungus.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, pertaining to or characteristic of a fungus or fungi; consisting of the Fungi or fungous plants; as, fungal growth; Lindley's fungal alliance.
- n. A fungus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to fungi.
- adj. of or relating to fungi
“He called the fungal infections extremely rare and clusters of them even rarer.”
“Long-term fungal inhibitory activity of water-soluble extract from Amaranthus spp. seeds during storage of gluten-free and wheat flour breads”
“This comes out of an investigation from the Centers for Disease Control of 109 complaints of something called fungal keratitis, which if untreated could lead to permanent vision loss.”
“Scott's team says it found a good match between carbonaceous spherules from 12,900 years ago and so-called fungal sclerotia (see figure).”
“The problem, known as fungal leaf spot, causes leaves to turn brown and drop before achieving their regular brilliant red, yellow and orange hues.”
“Orange Goo At Alaskan Village Found To Be Fungal Spores, Not Eggs Orange goo discovered near remote Alaska village identified as fungal spores ...”
“Surely you are not claiming an ability for different individual growths to communicate over distance inaddition to some kind of fungal consciousness?”
“Another was whether nurses could be expected to offer the free drugs only to meningitis patients, when patients with other illnesses, such as fungal infections of the throat, also needed it.”
“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.”
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