Definition of Fungous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to fungi.

Exact synonyms: Fungal
Partainyms: Fungus, Fungus
Derivative terms: Fungus, Fungus

Definition of Fungous

1. a. Of the nature of fungi; spongy.

Definition of Fungous

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a fungus; fungal. ¹

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Definition of Fungous

1. pertaining to a fungus [adj] - See also: fungus

Medical Definition of Fungous

1. 1. Of the nature of fungi; spongy. 2. Growing suddenly, but not substantial or durable. Origin: L. Fungosus: cf. F. Fungueux. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fungous

fungo bat
fungous (current term)
fungous foot
fungus ball
fungus family
fungus genus
fungus gnat
fungus kingdom
fungus order

Literary usage of Fungous

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1. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures: A Textbook by Theodor Billroth (1880)
"... and gradually cat up the cartilage, which, when the covering of fungous ... then perforated, and finally disappear altogether; then the fungous ..."

2. A Handbook for Farmers and Dairymen by Fritz Wilhelm Woll (1897)
"TREATMENTS FOR INJURIOUS INSECTS AND fungous DISEASES OF PLANTS. By Prof. ES GOFF, of Wisconsin Experiment Station. The value of the following treatments ..."

3. The Principles and practice of dentistry: Including Anatomy, Physiology by Chapin Aaron Harris, Philip H. Austen (1882)
"fungous GROWTH. The pulp of a tooth, when exposed by decay of the crown, some times becomes the seat of a fungous growth, in the form of a sraa vascular ..."

4. Farm Friends and Farm Foes: A Text-book of Agricultural Science by Clarence Moores Weed (1910)
"It is evident that the prevention of the ravages of fungous diseases is a broad subject. Many ways will readily occur to one who thinks of the myriads of ..."

5. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"fungous DISEASES.—Trees in the forests, and woods waiting to be used, or already in constructions, are susceptible to diseases that cause losses so serious ..."

6. The Roentgen Diagnosis of Diseases of the Alimentary Canal by Russell Daniel Carman (1920)
"Mucoid degeneration may occur in either the fungous or scir- ... Roentgen Characteristics of fungous Cancer.—In a broad way the typical fungous cancer shows ..."

7. Observations on Surgical Diseases of the Head and Neck: Selected from the by Drewry Ottley (1848)
"The greater number of observers have mistaken the character of fungous tumours of the dura mater. They suddenly make their appearance beneath the ..."

8. Biochemical Bulletin by Columbia University (1912)
"It is all hail then, greetings and felicitation—and Godspeed in the accomplishments of your future destiny." Osborn. Students of fungous diseases of trees ..."

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