Meaning of HELMINTHOSPORIUM in English


-rēəm noun

Etymology: New Latin, from helminth- + -sporium

1. capitalized : a form genus of saprophytic or parasitic imperfect fungi (family Dematiaceae) having erect conidiophores and elongate, clavate or cylindric, several-septate spores — see barley stripe

2. plural helminthospo·ria -rēə or helminthosporiums : any fungus of the genus Helminthosporium

• hel·min·tho·spo·roid (|) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|spōrȯid adjective

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