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soilborne

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melanin

  • noun insoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers

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yeastlike

  • adjective of or resembling or containing yeast
    yeasty.

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elicitor

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elicitors

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dimorphic

  • adjective occurring or existing in two different forms
    dimorphous.
    • dimorphic crystals
    • dimorphous organisms

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symbiont

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nosocomial

  • adjective taking place or originating in a hospital
    • nosocomial infection

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mycelium

  • noun the vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae

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invasive

  • adjective relating to a technique in which the body is entered by puncture or incision
  • adjective marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
    • invasive cancer cells

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phytotoxin

  • noun any substance produced by plants that is similar in its properties to extracellular bacterial toxin
    plant toxin.

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saprophytic

  • adjective obtaining food osmotically from dissolved organic material
  • adjective satellite (of some plants or fungi) feeding on dead or decaying organic matter

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symbionts

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opportunistic

  • adjective satellite taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
    opportunist; timeserving.

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hypha

  • noun any of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus

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filamentous

  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    threadlike; filiform; thready; filamentlike.

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hypha

  • noun any of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus

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foliar

(Bot.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, leaves; as, foliar appendages.

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superinfection

  • noun infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection

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bronchopulmonary

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symbioses

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ecm

  • noun electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum
    electronic countermeasures.

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amylase

  • noun any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants; help convert starch to sugar

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toenail

  • noun the nail at the end of a toe
  • verb drive obliquely
    toe.
    • toe a nail

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keratitis

  • noun inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision

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allergic

  • adjective characterized by or caused by allergy
    • an allergic reaction
  • adjective satellite having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    supersensitized; hypersensitive; supersensitive; sensitised; hypersensitized; sensitized; supersensitised; hypersensitised.
    • allergic children
    • hypersensitive to pollen

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mycelium

  • noun the vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae

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pathogen

  • noun any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)

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disseminate

  • verb cause to become widely known
    circularise; distribute; broadcast; spread; circularize; disperse; pass around; propagate; diffuse; circulate.
    • spread information
    • circulate a rumor
    • broadcast the news

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decomposers

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allergenic

  • adjective relating to or having the effect of an allergen

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pathogen

  • noun any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism)

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oropharyngeal

  • adjective of or relating to or located near the oropharynx

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overgrowth

  • noun excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland
    giantism; gigantism.
  • noun a profusion of growth on or over something else

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mucocutaneous

  • adjective of or relating to the mucous membranes and skin

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threadlike

  • adjective satellite thin in diameter; resembling a thread
    filiform; thready; filamentous; filamentlike.

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spore

  • noun a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion
    • a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes

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interdigital

(Anat.) Between the fingers or toes; as, interdigital space.

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ergosterol

  • noun a plant sterol that is converted into vitamin D by ultraviolet radiation

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noninvasive

  • adjective relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity

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inoculant

  • noun a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease
    inoculum.

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mycelial

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inoculum

  • noun a substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease
    inoculant.

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fulminant

  • adjective satellite sudden and severe
    • fulminant pain
    • fulminant fever

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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dermatologic

  • adjective of or relating to or practicing dermatology
    dermatological.

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haustorium

  • noun a root-like attachment in parasitic plants that penetrates and obtains food from the host

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spore

  • noun a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion
    • a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes

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obligate

  • verb force somebody to do something
    oblige; compel.
    • We compel all students to fill out this form
  • verb commit in order to fulfill an obligation
    • obligate money

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cottony

  • adjective satellite resembling cotton; as soft as cotton

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metabolite

  • noun any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism)

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vaginalis

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pathogenicity

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asexual

  • adjective not having or involving sex
    nonsexual.
    • an asexual spore
    • asexual reproduction

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fruiting

  • adjective satellite capable of bearing fruit
  • verb cause to bear fruit
    fruit.

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symbiotic

  • adjective satellite used of organisms (especially of different species) living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each

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isolate

  • verb place or set apart
    insulate.
    • They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates
  • verb obtain in pure form
    • The chemist managed to isolate the compound

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superficial

  • adjective concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
    • superficial similarities
    • a superficial mind
    • his thinking was superficial and fuzzy
    • superficial knowledge
    • the superficial report didn't give the true picture
    • only superficial differences
  • adjective of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
    • superficial measurements
    • the superficial area of the wall
    • a superficial wound

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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zoospore

  • noun an asexual spore of some algae and fungi that moves by means of flagella

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pathogenic

  • adjective satellite able to cause disease
    infective; morbific.
    • infective agents
    • pathogenic bacteria

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infestation

  • noun the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
  • noun a swarm of insects that attack plants
    plague.
    • a plague of grasshoppers

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cutaneous

  • adjective relating to or existing on or affecting the skin
    cutaneal; dermal.
    • cutaneous nerves
    • a cutaneous infection

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vulvovaginitis

  • noun inflammation of the vulva and the vagina

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germinate

  • verb produce buds, branches, or germinate
    shoot; bourgeon; sprout; spud; pullulate; burgeon forth.
    • the potatoes sprouted
  • verb work out
    evolve; develop.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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sterol

  • noun any of a group of natural steroid alcohols derived from plants or animals; they are waxy insoluble substances
    steroid alcohol.

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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contamination

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    taint.
  • noun a substance that contaminates
    contaminant.

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heterologous

  • adjective not corresponding in structure or evolutionary origin
    heterologic; heterological.
  • adjective derived from organisms of a different but related species
    • a heterologous graft

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endemic

  • noun a disease that is constantly present to a greater or lesser degree in people of a certain class or in people living in a particular location
    endemic disease.
  • noun a plant that is native to a certain limited area
    • it is an endemic found only this island

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rot

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    putrefaction.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; putrefaction; decomposition.

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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morphogenesis

  • noun differentiation and growth of the structure of an organism (or a part of an organism)

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senescent

  • adjective satellite growing old
    aging; ageing.

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meningoencephalitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
    cerebromeningitis; encephalomeningitis.

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avirulent

  • adjective not virulent; unable to produce disease

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griseofulvin

  • noun a kind of penicillin (a fungicidal antibiotic with the trade name Fulvicin) produced by molds of the genus Penicillium
    Fulvicin.

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meningitis

  • noun infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea

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immobilize

  • verb hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
    immobilise.
  • verb to hold fast or prevent from moving
    immobilise; trap; pin.
    • The child was pinned under the fallen tree

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metabolite

  • noun any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism)

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endogenous

  • adjective of or resembling an endogen
  • adjective derived or originating internally
    endogenic.

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decompose

  • verb separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
    break down; break up.
  • verb lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    disintegrate; decay.
    • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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aspergillus

  • noun genus of common molds causing food spoilage and some pathogenic to plants and animals
    genus Aspergillus.

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biomass

  • noun plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
  • noun the total mass of living matter in a given unit area

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cns

  • noun the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
    systema nervosum centrale; central nervous system.

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genome

  • noun the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism
    • the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs

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disrupt

  • verb make a break in
    interrupt; cut off; break up.
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages
  • verb throw into disorder
    • This event disrupted the orderly process

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fermentation

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; unrest; tempestuousness; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
    zymolysis; ferment; fermenting; zymosis.

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sporulation

  • noun asexual reproduction by the production and release of spores
    monogenesis.

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diagnosing

  • noun identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
    diagnosis.
  • verb determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
    diagnose; name.

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toxin

  • noun a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

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untreated

  • adjective not given medical care or treatment
    • an untreated disease
    • the untreated wounded lay on makeshift cots
  • adjective not subjected to chemical or physical treatment
    • an untreated fabric

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genomics

  • noun the branch of genetics that studies organisms in terms of their genomes (their full DNA sequences)

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powdery

  • adjective satellite consisting of fine particles
    pulverised; fine-grained; small-grained; pulverized; powdered.
    • powdered cellulose
    • powdery snow
    • pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding
  • adjective satellite as if dulled in color with a sprinkling of powder
    • a powdery blue

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infestation

  • noun the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
  • noun a swarm of insects that attack plants
    plague.
    • a plague of grasshoppers

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phylum

  • noun (linguistics) a large group of languages that are historically related
  • noun (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes

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subcutaneous

  • adjective relating to or located below the epidermis
    hypodermic.
    • hypodermic needle
    • subcutaneous implant

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genet

  • noun agile Old World viverrine having a spotted coat and long ringed tail
    Genetta genetta.
  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Citizen Genet.

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blight

  • noun a state or condition being blighted
  • noun any plant disease resulting in withering without rotting

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virulent

  • adjective satellite extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
    deadly; venomous.
    • venomous snakes
    • a virulent insect bite
  • adjective infectious; having the ability to cause disease

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blepharitis

  • noun inflammation of the eyelids characterized by redness and swelling and dried crusts

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inactivate

  • verb release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
    demobilise; demobilize.
  • verb make inactive
    deactivate.
    • they deactivated the file

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amylase

  • noun any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants; help convert starch to sugar

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contagious

  • adjective satellite easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • a contagious grin
  • adjective satellite (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
    transmittable; transmissible; communicable; catching; contractable.

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parasitism

  • noun the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)

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facultative

  • adjective of or relating to the mental faculties
  • adjective able to exist under more than one set of conditions
    • a facultative parasite can exist as a parasite or a saprophyte

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spoilage

  • noun the amount that has spoiled
  • noun the process of becoming spoiled
    spoiling.

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amplify

  • verb increase in size, volume or significance
    magnify.
    • Her terror was magnified in her mind
  • verb to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    overdraw; magnify; exaggerate; overstate; hyperbolize; hyperbolise.
    • tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery

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