adjective Date: circa 1836 resembling, characteristic of, caused by, or being a fungus <
a fungoid growth
fungoid noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fungoid — fungoíd adj. m., pl. fungoízi; f. sg. fungoídă, pl. fungoíde Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  FUNGOÍD, Ă adj. care seamănă cu ciupercile. (< fr. fongoïde) …   Dicționar Român

  • Fungoid — Fun goid, a. [Fungus + oil: cf. F. fongo[ i]de.] Like a fungus; fungous; spongy. Syn: funguslike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fungoid — [fuŋ′goid] adj. like or characteristic of a fungus n. a fungus …   English World dictionary

  • fungoid — Resembling a fungus; denoting an exuberant morbid growth on the surface of the body. * * * fun·goid fəŋ .gȯid adj resembling, characteristic of, caused by, or being a fungus <a fungoid ulcer> <a fungoid growth> * * * 1. adj.… …   Medical dictionary

  • fungoid — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling a fungus. He had no hair on the front of his head at all so that the sweep of bone skin, daunting in its fungoid pallor, came right over above his ears. 2. noun A fungus, or some other organism… …   Wiktionary

  • fungoid — adjective technical like a fungus: fungoid growths …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fungoid — fungus ► NOUN (pl. fungi) ▪ any of a large group of spore producing organisms which feed on organic matter and include moulds, yeast, mushrooms, and toadstools. DERIVATIVES fungal adjective fungoid adjective. ORIGIN Latin, perhaps from Greek… …   English terms dictionary

  • fungoid — adj. & n. adj. 1 resembling a fungus in texture or in rapid growth. 2 Brit. of a fungus or fungi. n. a fungoid plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • fungoid — /fung goyd/, adj. 1. resembling a fungus; of the nature of a fungus. 2. Pathol. characterized by funguslike growths. n. 3. Pathol. a growth having the characteristics of a fungus. [1830 40; FUNG(US) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • fungoid — fun|go|id <zu ↑...oid> schwammähnlich, einer schwammigen Geschwulst ähnlich (z. B. von Gewebswucherungen; Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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