Definition of Fungoid

1. Adjective. Resembling fungi.

Exact synonyms: Funguslike
Partainyms: Fungus, Fungus



Definition of Fungoid

1. a. Like a fungus; fungous; spongy.

Definition of Fungoid

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or resembling a fungus. ¹

2. Noun. A fungus, or some other organism closely resembling a fungus ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fungoid

1. a growth resembling a fungus [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fungoid

1. Like a fungus; fungous; spongy. Origin: Fungus + -oil: cf. F. Fongoide. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fungoid

fungin
fungiproof
fungiproofed
fungiproofing
fungistat
fungistatic
fungistats
fungite
fungites
fungitoxic
fungitoxicity
fungivorous
fungo
fungo bat
fungoes
fungoid (current term)
fungoids
fungological
fungologist
fungologists
fungology
fungosities
fungosity
fungous
fungous foot
fungs
fungus
fungus ball
fungus family
fungus genus

Literary usage of Fungoid

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1. Report of the Secretary for Agricultureby United States Dept. of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1872)
"Plato 8, fungoid scries 118 12. Mycelium and other fungoid forms, ... Plato 10, fungoid series 120 14. Twigs of a peach-tree having tho "yellows. ..."

2. The Microscope: And Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1856)
"With regard to several forms, indeed, Dr. Leidy expresses a doubt whether they are fungoid Vegetation, clothing me,nl,rane of ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"DESTRUCTION OF OBNOXIOUS INSECTS BY MEANS OF fungoid GROWTHS. BY PROF. AN PRENTISS. ENTOMOLOGISTS have been, for a long time, endeavoring to discover some ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"NOTE ON THE fungoid GROWTH IN DILUTE PHOSPHORIC ACID.* BY LE SAYRE. ... Professor Formad informed me that this fungoid growth was not of a poisonous or ..."

5. Clinical Notes on Uterine Surgery by James Marion Sims (1886)
"OF MENORRHAGIA FROM fungoid GRANULATIONS ... very much like this that we here designate " fungoid granulations," as sometimes the source of menorrhagia. ..."

6. The American Entomologist (1868)
"But it is now clearly established that various fungoid growths take their origin from living plants and from living animals. For example, the notorious ..."

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