Definition of Mucor

1. Noun. Any mold of the genus Mucor.

Group relationships: Genus Mucor
Generic synonyms: Mold, Mould



Definition of Mucor

1. n. A genus of minute fungi. The plants consist of slender threads with terminal globular sporangia; mold.

Definition of Mucor

1. a type of fungus [n -S] - See also: fungus

Medical Definition of Mucor

1. A genus of minute fungi. The plants consist of slender threads with terminal globular sporangia; mold. Origin: L, fr. Mucere to be moldy or musty. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucor

mucopolysaccharides
mucopolysaccharidoses
mucopolysaccharidosis
mucopolysaccharidosis I
mucopolysaccharidosis II
mucopolysaccharidosis III
mucopolysaccharidosis IV
mucopolysaccharidosis vi
mucopolysaccharidosis vii
mucopolysacchariduria
mucoprotein
mucoproteins
mucopurulent
mucopurulent conjunctivitis
mucopus
mucor (current term)
mucorales
mucormycosis
mucoromycete
mucoromycetes
mucors
mucosa
mucosa of auditory tube
mucosa of bronchi
mucosa of ductus deferens
mucosa of female urethra
mucosa of gallbladder
mucosa of small intestine
mucosa of tympanic cavity

Literary usage of Mucor

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1. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"mucor mucedo. Tab. V, fig. 5. Genus—mucor (Micheli) : Flood ... Sluyter views these formations as mucor mucedo, adhering to ..."

2. Lessons in elementary biology by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1905)
"LESSON XV mucor 'l'ino live preceding lessons have shown us how complex a ... mucor is the scientific name of the common white or grey mould which every one ..."

3. Practical Plant Physiology: An Introduction to Original Research for by Wilhelm Detmer, S. A. (Samuel Albert) Moor (1898)
"We have already made ourselves acquainted with mucor Mucedo in 36. The sporangiophores of mucor are distinguished, as Wort- mann' determined, ..."

4. Diseases of Field and Garden Crops by Worthington George Smith (1884)
"A species of fungus closely allied to the onion mucor is the common mucor ... The onion mucor differs from all its allies,: in its extremely small size ..."

5. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"... producing long unbranched stalks, which terminate in round heads, white at first, and subsequently becoming black: this will be mucor Mucedo. ..."

6. Fermentation Organisms; a Laboratory Handbook by Albert Klocker (1903)
"(1) Genus : Pin Moulds, mucor, Micheli. Characteristic of this order is the ball-shaped sporangium ... Thus, for example, mucor Mucedo in wort gave after ..."

7. A Text-book of Animal Physiology: With Introductory Chapters on General by Wesley Mills (1889)
"mucor Mucedo.—The growth and development of this mold may be studied by simply inverting a glass tumbler over some horse-dung on a saucer, into which a very ..."

8. Handbook of Plant Morphology: Being the Handbook of Plant Dissection by Otis William Caldwell, Joseph Charles Arthur, Charles Reid Barnes, John Merle Coulter (1904)
"mucor may usually be grown quite readily upon a sweet potato or a piece of ... It is supposed that mucor plants have almost discontinued reproduction by ..."

9. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"mucor mucedo. Tab. V, fig. 5. Genus—mucor (Micheli) : Flood ... Sluyter views these formations as mucor mucedo, adhering to ..."

10. Lessons in elementary biology by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1905)
"LESSON XV mucor 'l'ino live preceding lessons have shown us how complex a ... mucor is the scientific name of the common white or grey mould which every one ..."

11. Practical Plant Physiology: An Introduction to Original Research for by Wilhelm Detmer, S. A. (Samuel Albert) Moor (1898)
"We have already made ourselves acquainted with mucor Mucedo in 36. The sporangiophores of mucor are distinguished, as Wort- mann' determined, ..."

12. Diseases of Field and Garden Crops by Worthington George Smith (1884)
"A species of fungus closely allied to the onion mucor is the common mucor ... The onion mucor differs from all its allies,: in its extremely small size ..."

13. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"... producing long unbranched stalks, which terminate in round heads, white at first, and subsequently becoming black: this will be mucor Mucedo. ..."

14. Fermentation Organisms; a Laboratory Handbook by Albert Klocker (1903)
"(1) Genus : Pin Moulds, mucor, Micheli. Characteristic of this order is the ball-shaped sporangium ... Thus, for example, mucor Mucedo in wort gave after ..."

15. A Text-book of Animal Physiology: With Introductory Chapters on General by Wesley Mills (1889)
"mucor Mucedo.—The growth and development of this mold may be studied by simply inverting a glass tumbler over some horse-dung on a saucer, into which a very ..."

16. Handbook of Plant Morphology: Being the Handbook of Plant Dissection by Otis William Caldwell, Joseph Charles Arthur, Charles Reid Barnes, John Merle Coulter (1904)
"mucor may usually be grown quite readily upon a sweet potato or a piece of ... It is supposed that mucor plants have almost discontinued reproduction by ..."

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