Definition of Mucorales

1. Noun. An order of mostly saprophytic fungi.

Exact synonyms: Order Mucorales
Generic synonyms: Fungus Order
Group relationships: Class Zygomycetes, Zygomycetes
Member holonyms: Family Mucoraceae, Mucoraceae



Medical Definition of Mucorales

1. An order of zygomycetous fungi, usually saprophytic, causing damage to food in storage, but which may cause respiratory infection or mucormycosis in persons suffering from other debilitating diseases. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucorales

mucopolysaccharidoses
mucopolysaccharidosis
mucopolysaccharidosis I
mucopolysaccharidosis II
mucopolysaccharidosis III
mucopolysaccharidosis IV
mucopolysaccharidosis vi
mucopolysaccharidosis vii
mucopolysacchariduria
mucoprotein
mucoproteins
mucopurulent
mucopurulent conjunctivitis
mucopus
mucor
mucorales (current term)
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
mucosa of ureter

Literary usage of Mucorales

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"Mucor stolonifer (mucorales). Early stages of conjugation : A. Two hyphal branches approaching; B. The same still farther advanced ..."

2. Investigations representing the departments by University of Chicago, E.F. Young, John Dewey (1903)
"restricted to the Peronosporales, but is characteristic of the mucorales, and is found also among the Ascomycetes. It is not likely that we shall ..."

3. Investigations Representing the Departments; Zoölogy, Anatomy, Physiology by University of Chicago (1903)
"restricted to the Peronosporales, but is characteristic of the mucorales, ... as illustrated in the mucorales. There is everything in the morphology of ..."

4. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"Of these three groups the mucorales present the simplest conditions of sexuality and illustrate most nearly the structure of the primitive ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Cooney et Emerson is classified as follows: Class, Phycomycetes; subclass, Zygomycetes; order, mucorales; family, Mucoraceae; genus, Mucor; species, miehei; ..."

6. Botany for High Schools by George Francis Atkinson (1910)
"... or mucorales. The order containing different genera and many species of ... or mucorales. t Homothallic, because all the thalli are alike sexually. ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Spore formation is analogous to that observed in species of Rhizopus in the mucorales. Asco- spores formed from the pairing of asexual Pr-47A, ..."

8. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"Mucor stolonifer (mucorales). Early stages of conjugation : A. Two hyphal branches approaching; B. The same still farther advanced ..."

9. Investigations representing the departments by University of Chicago, E.F. Young, John Dewey (1903)
"restricted to the Peronosporales, but is characteristic of the mucorales, and is found also among the Ascomycetes. It is not likely that we shall ..."

10. Investigations Representing the Departments; Zoölogy, Anatomy, Physiology by University of Chicago (1903)
"restricted to the Peronosporales, but is characteristic of the mucorales, ... as illustrated in the mucorales. There is everything in the morphology of ..."

11. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"Of these three groups the mucorales present the simplest conditions of sexuality and illustrate most nearly the structure of the primitive ..."

12. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Cooney et Emerson is classified as follows: Class, Phycomycetes; subclass, Zygomycetes; order, mucorales; family, Mucoraceae; genus, Mucor; species, miehei; ..."

13. Botany for High Schools by George Francis Atkinson (1910)
"... or mucorales. The order containing different genera and many species of ... or mucorales. t Homothallic, because all the thalli are alike sexually. ..."

14. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Spore formation is analogous to that observed in species of Rhizopus in the mucorales. Asco- spores formed from the pairing of asexual Pr-47A, ..."

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