Definition of fungoid in English:

fungoid

adjective

  • 1Of or caused by a fungus or fungi:

    ‘she suffered from a fungoid disease of her feet’
    1. 1.1 Resembling a fungus in shape, texture, or speed of growth:
      ‘his skin looked moist and fungoid’

noun

  • A fungus or a growth resembling a fungus.

    • ‘The laboratory possesses different equipment for tests and researches on environmental influence on products such as: temperature, pressure, humidity, solar radiation, dust, fungoids, saline mist.’
    • ‘Fungins, much like their larger cousins, fungoids, thrive in dark and moist environments.’
    • ‘Some fungoids are mildly poisonous, though most are benign.’

Pronunciation:

fungoid

/ˈfʌŋɡɔɪd/