Fusarium meaning

fyo͝o-zârē-əm
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Any of various pathogenic fungi of the genus Fusarium, chiefly inhabiting temperate climates and infecting both plants and animals. In humans, infection may cause inflammation of the cornea and external ear.
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Any of various pathogenic fungi of the genus Fusarium, chiefly inhabiting temperate climates and infecting both plants and animals. In humans, infection may cause inflammation of the cornea and external ear.
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(biology) Any of various fungi, of the genus Fusarium, some of which are pathogenic to plants and animals.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Hypocreaceae "” many filamentous soil fungi.
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Origin of fusarium

  • New Latin Fūsārium genus name possibly from Latin fūsus spindle (from its shape)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition