fungus fungus  /ˈfəŋ ɡəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The fungus does not seem to make the birds sick, perhaps because their blood heat is too high, but they drop it all over the place in their excreta.
  2. A dust-borne fungus is causing an epidemic of misery and rising mortality in central California.
  3. Of the 375 diseases that can afflict the coffee tree, the most devastating is caused by a yellow-orange fungus called Hemileia vastatrix.

News

  1. Impatiens plants at risk for fungus

    Impatiens plants are at risk for a fungus spreading all over Western Massachusetts.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WWLP Springfield

  2. FDA finds fungus in drugs from Tennessee pharmacy

    WASHINGTON — Federal health officials say they have found bacteria and fungus in drug vials from a Tennessee specialty pharmacy that recalled all of its injectable medicines last month.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Mateo Daily Journal

  3. FDA Finds Fungus In Tennessee Pharmacy Drugs

    Federal health officials say they have found bacteria and fungus in drug vials from a Tennessee specialty pharmacy that recalled all of its injectable medicines last month. The Food and Drug Administration said in an online posting Friday that it identified the growths in two unopened vials of a steroid injection distributed by the Main Street Family Pharmacy, a compounding pharmacy in Newbern ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wellness

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Quotes

  1. "The tombs (in the Valley of the Kings and nearby Valley of the Queens) which are open to visitors are facing severe damage to both colours and the engravings," Hawass said. "The levels of humidity and fungus are increasing because of the...
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Zahi Hawass Source: AFP

  2. "There was fungus in the locker-room," said Buono of the original Empire Stadium.
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Wally Buono Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "I have not had a look at it. But have read a few headlines and fungus affecting the wicket. It won't make a difference," said Dhoni, who said he was focussed on completing the series win here itself before the team heads to Wellington for the...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Mahendra Singh Dhoni Source: Hindu

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