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zoosporic

Of or pertaining to zoöspores; of the nature of zoöspores.

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imperfecti

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mycotoxic

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sporulate

  • verb produce spores
    • plants sporulate
  • verb convert into spores

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basidiomycetous

  • adjective pertaining to or characteristic of fungi of the class Basidiomycetes

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pleurotus

  • noun agarics with white spores and caps having an eccentric stem; an important mushroom of Japan
    genus Pleurotus.

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hypogeous

(Bot.) Growing under ground; remaining under ground; ripening its fruit under ground. Written also hypogæous.

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plantae

  • noun (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
    plant kingdom; kingdom Plantae.

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parasitizing

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heartrot

  • noun any plant disease in which the central part of a plant rots (especially in trees)

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blastomyces

  • noun genus of pathogenic yeastlike fungi
    genus Blastomyces.

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ascomycetous

  • adjective related to or characteristic of fungi of the class Ascomycetes

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parasitize

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discomycetous

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of fungi of the subclass Discomycetes

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overwinter

  • verb spend the winter
    winter.
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

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phycomycete

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polypore

  • noun woody pore fungi; any fungus of the family Polyporaceae or family Boletaceae having the spore-bearing surface within tubes or pores; the fruiting bodies are usually woody at maturity and persistent
    pore mushroom; pore fungus.

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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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basidiomycete

  • noun any of various fungi of the subdivision Basidiomycota
    basidiomycetous fungi.

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animalia

  • noun taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
    kingdom Animalia; animal kingdom.

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saprobic

  • adjective living in or being an environment rich in organic matter but lacking oxygen

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colonise

  • verb settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    colonize.
    • Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century
  • verb settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
    colonize.
    • The British colonized the East Coast

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ascomycete

  • noun any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
    ascomycetous fungus.

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imperfecta

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neurospora

  • noun genus of fungi with black perithecia used extensively in genetic research; includes some forms with orange spore masses that cause severe damage in bakeries
    genus Neurospora.

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yeastlike

  • adjective of or resembling or containing yeast
    yeasty.

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colonize

  • verb settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    colonise.
    • Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century
  • verb settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
    colonise.
    • The British colonized the East Coast

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basidial

  • adjective relating to or characterized by basidia

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colonize

  • verb settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    colonise.
    • Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century
  • verb settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
    colonise.
    • The British colonized the East Coast

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fusarium

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soilborne

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stinkhorn

  • noun any of various ill-smelling brown-capped fungi of the order Phallales
    carrion fungus.
    • the foul smell of the stinkhorn attracts insects that carry the spores away on their feet

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predacious

  • adjective satellite hunting and killing other animals for food
    predaceous.
  • adjective satellite living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
    predatory; predaceous.
    • predatory capitalists
    • a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S. Prescott
    • a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton

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overspread

  • verb spread across or over
    spread.
    • A big oil spot spread across the water

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penicillium

  • noun genus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying food; used in making cheese and as a source of penicillin
    genus Penicillium.

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endoparasitic

  • adjective of or relating to parasites that live in the internal organs of animals

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microsporum

  • noun a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm
    genus Microsporum.

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muscardine

A disease which is very destructive to silkworms, and which sometimes extends to other insects. It is attended by the development of a fungus (provisionally called Botrytis bassiana). Also, the fungus itself.

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polyporus

(Bot.) A genus of fungi having the under surface full of minute pores; also, any fungus of this genus. Polyporus fomentarius was formerly dried and cut in slices for tinder, called amadou. P. betulinus is common in America, and forms very large thick white semicircular excrescences on birch trees. Several species of Polyporous are considered edible.

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entomophagous

(Zoöl.) Feeding on insects; insectivorous.

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amanita

  • noun genus of widely distributed agarics that have white spores and are poisonous with few exceptions
    genus Amanita.

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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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protista

(Zoöl.) A provisional group in which are placed a number of low microscopic organisms of doubtful nature. Some are probably plants, others animals.

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dimorphic

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

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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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infect

  • verb communicate a disease to
    • Your children have infected you with this head cold
  • verb contaminate with a disease or microorganism
    taint.

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filamentous

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

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colonise

  • verb settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world
    colonize.
    • Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century
  • verb settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)
    colonize.
    • The British colonized the East Coast

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epiphyllous

(Bot.) Growing upon, or inserted into, the leaf.

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rhizopus

  • noun any of various rot causing fungi of the genus Rhizopus

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gilled

  • adjective provided with gills
    branchiate.
    • a gilled tadpole

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pathogenic

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

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uniflagellate

(Biol.) Having but one flagellum; as, uniflagellate organisms.

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trichophyton

  • noun a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm and favus
    genus Trichophyton.

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mycelial

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agaricus

  • noun type genus of Agaricaceae; gill fungi having brown spores and including several edible species
    genus Agaricus.

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resupinate

Inverted in position; appearing to be upside down or reversed, as the flowers of the orchis and the leaves of some plants.

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fungus

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

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culturable

Capable of, or fit for, being cultivated; capable or becoming cultured. London Spectator.

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cercospora

  • noun form genus of imperfect fungi that are leaf parasites with long slender spores
    genus Cercospora.

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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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phytophthora

  • noun destructive parasitic fungi causing brown rot in plants
    genus Phytophthora.

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anamorphic

  • adjective pertaining to gradual evolution from one type of organism to another
  • adjective pertaining to a kind of distorting optical system
    • an anamorphic lense

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secrete

  • verb generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
    release.
    • secrete digestive juices
    • release a hormone into the blood stream
  • verb place out of sight; keep secret
    • The money was secreted from his children

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ascomycete

  • noun any fungus of the class Ascomycetes (or subdivision Ascomycota) in which the spores are formed inside an ascus
    ascomycetous fungus.

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arbuscular

Of or pertaining to a dwarf tree; shrublike. Da Costa.

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protozoan

  • noun any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic
    protozoon.
  • adjective of or relating to the Protozoa
    protozoic; protozoal.

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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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protist

  • noun free-living or colonial organisms with diverse nutritional and reproductive modes
    protistan.

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mucorales

  • noun an order of mostly saprophytic fungi
    order Mucorales.

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infest

  • verb invade in great numbers
    overrun.
    • the roaches infested our kitchen
  • verb occupy in large numbers or live on a host
    invade; overrun.
    • the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North

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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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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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solubilizing

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botrytis

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biflagellate

  • adjective having two flagella
    • a biflagellate zoospore

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predaceous

  • adjective satellite hunting and killing other animals for food
    predacious.
  • adjective satellite living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
    predacious; predatory.
    • predatory capitalists
    • a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S. Prescott
    • a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton

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armillaria

  • noun genus of edible mushrooms having white spores an annulus and blue juice; some are edible; some cause root rot
    genus Armillaria.

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saccharomyces

(Biol.) A genus of budding fungi, the various species of which have the power, to a greater or less extent, or splitting up sugar into alcohol and carbonic acid. They are the active agents in producing fermentation of wine, beer, etc. Saccharomyces cerevisiæ is the yeast of sedimentary beer. Also called Torula. Brewers' yeast is Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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ringworm

  • noun infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
    roundworm; tinea.

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pneumocystis

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hallucinogenic

  • adjective satellite capable of producing hallucinations
    • LSD is a powerful hallucinogenic drug

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infect

  • verb communicate a disease to
    • Your children have infected you with this head cold
  • verb contaminate with a disease or microorganism
    taint.

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agaric

  • noun fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses
    Fomes igniarius.
  • noun a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside

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ustilago

  • noun type genus of the Ustilaginaceae; genus comprising the loose smuts
    genus Ustilago.

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excrete

  • verb eliminate from the body
    pass; egest; eliminate.
    • Pass a kidney stone

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actinomycete

  • noun any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales

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reproduce

  • verb make a copy or equivalent of
    • reproduce the painting
  • verb have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
    procreate; multiply.
    • The Bible tells people to procreate

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inhabit

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; live; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb be present in
    • sweet memories inhabit this house

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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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thrive

  • verb grow vigorously
    expand; flourish; boom.
    • The deer population in this town is thriving
    • business is booming
  • verb make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    prosper; flourish; fly high.
    • The new student is thriving

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degrade

  • verb reduce the level of land, as by erosion
  • verb reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
    take down; demean; disgrace; put down.
    • She tends to put down younger women colleagues
    • His critics took him down after the lecture

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unicellular

  • adjective having or consisting of a single cell

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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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mildew

  • noun the process of becoming mildewed
    mould; mold.
  • noun a fungus that produces a superficial (usually white) growth on organic matter

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invade

  • verb march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation
    occupy.
    • Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939
  • verb to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
    intrude on; obtrude upon; encroach upon.
    • This new colleague invades my territory
    • The neighbors intrude on your privacy

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rotting

  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rot; putrefaction; decomposition.
  • verb break down
    moulder; molder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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mycelium

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

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ambrosia

  • noun a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
    beebread.
  • noun any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma
    bitterweed; ragweed.

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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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edible

  • noun any substance that can be used as food
    pabulum; victuals; victual; comestible; eatable.
  • adjective suitable for use as food
    comestible; eatable.

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parasitic

  • adjective relating to or caused by parasites
    parasitical.
    • parasitic infection
  • adjective of or pertaining to epenthesis
    epenthetic.

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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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yeast

  • noun a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey
    barm.
  • noun any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division

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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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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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puffball

  • noun any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature
    true puffball.
  • noun any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
    hard-skinned puffball; earthball; false truffle.

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