telium
noun (plural telia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek teleios complete Date: circa 1905 a teliospore-producing sorus or pustule on the host plant of a rust fungus • telial adjective

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  • TELIUM — Teglio, castrum in Rhaetorum et Insubrum confinio, medium inter Sondrium et Tiranum oppid. 8. mill. pass. unde vallis Telina. Caput est tertiae Praefecturae Volturenae seu Vallis Telinae provinciae, cuius totius arx et propugnaculum, utpote in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • telium — [tē′lē əm, tel′ēəm] n. pl. telia [tē′lēə, tel′ēə] [ModL < Gr teleios, complete < Gr telos, an end: see TELO 2] the teliospore bearing sorus of the rust fungi …   English World dictionary

  • telium — telial, adj. /tee lee euhm, tel ee /, n., pl. telia /tee lee euh, tel ee euh/. Mycol. the cluster of spore cases of the rust and smut fungi, bearing teliospores. [1905 10; < NL < Gk téleion, neut. of téleios finished] * * * …   Universalium

  • telium — noun A sorus, in the form of a pustule, in the tissue of plants infected with the fungus rust See Also: telial, teliospore …   Wiktionary

  • telium — te·li·um …   English syllables

  • telium — te•li•um [[t]ˈti li əm, ˈtɛl i [/t]] n. pl. te•li•a [[t]ˈti li ə, ˈtɛl i ə[/t]] fng the cluster of spore cases of the rust and smut fungi, bearing teliospores • Etymology: 1905–10; < NL < Gk téleion, neut. of téleios finished te′li•al, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • telium — /ˈtiliəm/ (say teeleeuhm), /ˈtɛli / (say telee ) noun the sorus of the rust fungi bearing teliospores. {New Latin, from Greek telos end} …   Australian English dictionary

  • telium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • telial — ˈtēlēəlˌ lyəl adjective Etymology: New Latin telium + English al : of or relating to a telium * * * tēˈlial adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑telium …   Useful english dictionary

  • telial — [tē′lē əl, tel′ēəl] adj. 1. of a telium 2. designating or of the final stage in the life cycle of the rust fungi * * * See telium. * * * …   Universalium

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