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