fungus

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(fŭng′gŭs )

(fŭn′jī, fŭng′gī″)
pl. fungi [L. fungus, mushroom]

1. An organism belonging to the kingdom Fungi; a yeast, mold, or mushroom.
SEE: Fungi
2. A spongelike morbid growth on the body that resembles fungi.
SEE: actinomycosis
fungalfungous, (fung′găl) (fung′gŭs), adj.

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