Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A form-genus or stage in the development of fungi of the order Uredineæ.
  • noun [lowercase] A receptacle or hymenium in which uredospores are produced.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) One of the stages in the life history of certain rusts (Uredinales), regarded at one time as a distinct genus. It is a summer stage preceding the teleutospore, or winter stage. See Uredinales, in the Supplement.
  • noun (Med.) Nettle rash. See Urticaria.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A summer stage in the life history of certain rusts (Uredinales), regarded at one time as a distinct genus, and preceding the teleutospore, or winter stage.
  • noun medicine urticaria; nettle-rash

Etymologies

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Latin, a blast, blight, a burning itch, from urere ("to burn or scorch").

Examples

  • A single "uredo"-spore from the Alaskan sample, as seen in a closeup via scanning electron microscope.

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  • A single "uredo"-spore from the Alaskan sample, as seen in a closeup via scanning electron microscope.

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  • A single "uredo"-spore from the Alaskan sample, as seen in a closeup via scanning electron microscope.

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  • A single "uredo"-spore from the Alaskan sample, as seen in a closeup via scanning electron microscope.

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  • burning feeling of skin.

    February 5, 2008