Definition of Erumpent

1. a. Breaking out; -- said of certain fungi which burst through the texture of leaves.



Definition of Erumpent

1. Adjective. Which emerges, or bursts through. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Erumpent

1. bursting forth [adj]

Medical Definition of Erumpent

1. Breaking out; said of certain fungi which burst through the texture of leaves. Origin: L. Erumpens, -entis, p. Pr. Of erumpere. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erumpent

eructation
eructations
eructed
eructing
eructs
erudit
erudite
eruditely
eruditeness
erudites
erudition
eruditions
eruginous
erugo
erugos
erumpent (current term)
erupt
erupted
eruptible
erupting
eruption
eruption column
eruption columns
eruption cyst
eruptional
eruptions
eruptive
eruptive fever
eruptive phase
eruptive stage

Literary usage of Erumpent

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1. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1895)
"... in fact to be distinguished only by being truly erumpent, a primitive habit from which those species at present constituting the genus ..."

2. Handbook of British Fungi: With Full Descriptions of All the Species, and by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1871)
"Stroma none ; conidia erumpent, compact, globose, pellucid, blackish. ... erumpent, linear, with scarcely any stroma; perithecia in one or two rows, ..."

3. A Text-book of Plant Diseases Caused by Cryptogamic Parasites by George Massee (1899)
"Pustules subcutaneous, at length erumpent, discoid or ... black, at first covered by the epidermis, then erumpent, seated on large, bleached spots; ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1897)
"Perithecia loosely gregarious, erumpent superficial, ovate-conical, ... Perithecia erumpent-superficial, scattered or gregarious and ceppi- tose, ..."

5. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart, United States Dept. of Agriculture. Section of Vegetable Pathology (1902)
"Stroma buried in the bark, orbicular or elliptical, 1-2 mm. diam., raising the bark into pustules and rupturing it but not erumpent; perithecia 5-10 in a ..."

6. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1899)
"Stromata thinly scattered, prominently erumpent, black, ... Stroma seated in the inner bark and erumpent above through the ruptured epidermis, orbicular or ..."

7. A Text-book of Plant Diseases Caused by Cryptogamic Parasites by George Massee (1907)
"... less developed cushion or stroma formed beneath the surface of the matrix, and becoming erumpent. Probably forms of higher species. Gloeosporium, Desm. ..."

8. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"Ascocarps sunken in the substratum at first at length erumpent. 3. ... Ascocarps dark colored, at length strongly erumpent. 5. 4. ..."

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