Definition of Pythium

1. Noun. Any fungus of the genus Pythium.

Group relationships: Genus Pythium
Specialized synonyms: Damping Off Fungus, Pythium Debaryanum
Generic synonyms: Fungus



Definition of Pythium

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pythium

pyrromethene
pyrromethenes
pyruvaldehyde
pyruvate
pyruvates
pyruvic
pyruvic acid
pyruvil
pyrylium
pysanka
pysanky
pysma
pysmatic
pythiad
pythiads
pythium (current term)
pythiums
pythocenic
python
pythonesses
pythonic
pythonid
pythonids
pythonism
pythonist
pythonists
pythonlike
pythons
pyuria
pyurias

Literary usage of Pythium

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1. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"E pythium DE ... point of curvature: while fungal filaments may be observed in close contact with the stem at that point, and it is this Fungus (pythium de ..."

2. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"This pythium was situated in the " sacred ... The situation of 1218. Schol. Eurip. Hipp. 35. the pythium is correctly treated Soph. CEd. Col. 1102. ..."

3. The History and Antiquities of the Doric Race by Karl Otfried Müller (1830)
"... stretched as far as pythium, where it bordered on Megaris e. This pythium was situated in the "sacred ... 35. the pythium is correctly treated f ..."

4. A System of Ancient and Mediaeval Geography for the Use of Schools and Colleges by Charles Anthon (1871)
"The latter led to pythium in Thessaly by the back of Olympus, and was commanded by the fortress of Petra. Nothing can more strongly show the importance of ..."

5. An Introduction to Structural Botany: Part II, Flowerless Plants by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1897)
"The species of pythium are parasitic on seedlings, and often do great havoc among them, especially if the seed-beds are kept too damp, and not sufficiently ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"The Biology and Cytology of a New Species of pythium. By Professor AH TEOW. 1. The reproductive organs of this fungus,' conidia ' and oospores, ..."

7. Forest Tree Seed: For Germplasm Conservationby J. R. Sutherland, Marlene Diekmann, P. Berjak by J. R. Sutherland, Marlene Diekmann, P. Berjak (2002)
"7.4 Isolating Phytophthora and pythium species Whereas species of Phytophthora and pythium (Peronosporales) are rather common on broadleaf tree seeds ..."

8. Practical Botany for Beginners by Frederick Orpen Bower (1894)
"... flabby at the point of curvature : while fungal filaments may be observed in close contact with the stem at that point, and it is this Fungus (pythium ..."

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