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globigii

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muriform

(Bot.) Resembling courses of bricks or stones in squareness and regular arrangement; as, a muriform variety of cellular tissue.

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myxosporidian

  • noun mostly parasitic in fishes and including various serious pathogens

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pteridophyte

  • noun plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores
    nonflowering plant.

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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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microsporidian

  • noun parasite of arthropods and fishes that invade and destroy host cells

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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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botulinal

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by the botulinus

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globose

  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    spherical; ball-shaped; globular; global; orbicular; spheric.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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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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dustlike

  • adjective satellite as fine and powdery as dust

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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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multiseptate

(Bot.) Divided into many chambers by partitions, as the pith of the pokeweed.

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asexually

  • adverb in an asexual manner
    • plants that reproduce asexually

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catenulate

  • verb arrange in a series of rings or chains, as for spores
    catenate.
  • adjective satellite having a chainlike form
    chainlike.
    • catenulate bacterial cell colonies

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hyaline

  • noun a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions
    hyalin.
  • adjective satellite resembling glass in transparency or translucency
    hyaloid.
    • the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline"-Sacheverell Sitwell

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chlorophyllous

  • adjective relating to or being or containing chlorophyll
    chlorophyllose.

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ellipsoid

  • noun a surface whose plane sections are all ellipses or circles
    • the Earth is an ellipsoid
  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoidal; spheroidal.

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anthracis

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vegetate

  • verb lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
  • verb establish vegetation on
    • They vegetated the hills behind their house

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clostridial

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ripen

  • verb cause to ripen or develop fully
    mature.
    • The sun ripens the fruit
    • Age matures a good wine
  • verb grow ripe
    • The plums ripen in July

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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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fusiform

  • adjective satellite tapering at each end
    cigar-shaped; spindle-shaped.

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monoploid

  • adjective of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
    haploid; haploidic.

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ellipsoidal

  • adjective satellite having the nature or shape of an ellipsoid
    ellipsoid; spheroidal.

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lycopod

  • noun primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles
    club moss; club-moss.

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contaminate

  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake
  • verb make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    • Don't drink the water--it's contaminated

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ooze

  • noun any thick, viscous matter
    goo; gunk; guck; gook; slime; muck; goop; sludge.
  • noun the process of seeping
    oozing; seepage.

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uninucleated

(Biol.) Possessed of but a single nucleus; as, a uninucleated cell.

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ovoid

  • noun an egg-shaped object
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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lycopodium

(Bot.) A genus of mosslike plants, the type of the order Lycopodiaceæ; club moss.

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elliptical

  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extreme economy of expression or omission of superfluous elements
    elliptic.
    • the dialogue is elliptic and full of dark hints
    • the explanation was concise, even elliptical to the verge of obscurity"- H.O.Taylor

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myxomycete

  • noun a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes
    acellular slime mold; true slime mold; plasmodial slime mold.

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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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anthrax

  • noun a highly infectious animal disease (especially cattle and sheep); it can be transmitted to people
    splenic fever.
  • noun a disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia

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elliptic

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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botulinum

  • noun anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
    botulinus; Clostridium botulinum.

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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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echinulate

(Bot. & Zoöl.) Set with small spines or prickles.

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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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nonmotile

  • adjective satellite (of spores or microorganisms) not capable of movement
    immotile.

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uniseriate

Having one line or series; uniserial. -- U`ni*se"ri*ate*ly, adv.

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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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asexual

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

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contaminating

  • adjective spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    dirty.
    • the air near the foundry was always dirty
    • a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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cereus

(Bot.) A genus of plants of the Cactus family. They are natives of America, from California to Chili. ✍ Although several species flower in the night, the name Night-blooming cereus is specially applied to the Cereus grandiflorus, which is cultivated for its beautiful, shortlived flowers. The Cereus giganteus, whose columnar trunk is sometimes sixty feet in height, is a striking feature of the scenery of New Mexico, Texas, etc.<--saguaro?= Carnegiea gigantea-->

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inhale

  • verb draw deep into the lungs in by breathing
    • Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled
  • verb draw in (air)
    breathe in; inspire.
    • Inhale deeply
    • inhale the fresh mountain air
    • The patient has trouble inspiring
    • The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well

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subtilis

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elongate

  • verb make long or longer by pulling and stretching
    stretch.
    • stretch the fabric
  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) long and narrow
    linear.

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subterminal

  • adjective satellite near but not precisely at an end
    • a subterminal band of color on the tail feathers

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disperse

  • verb distribute loosely
    dust; sprinkle; scatter; dot.
    • He scattered gun powder under the wagon
  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; dissipate.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds

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oblong

  • noun a plane figure that deviates from a square or circle due to elongation
  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) having a somewhat elongated form with approximately parallel sides

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perfringens

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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inviable

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ovate

  • adjective satellite of a leaf shape; egg-shaped with the broader end at the base
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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aerosolized

  • adjective satellite in the form of ultramicroscopic solid or liquid particles dispersed or suspended in air or gas
    aerosolised.
  • verb disperse as an aerosol
    aerosolize; aerosolise.
    • The bacteria suspension was aerosolized

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incubate

  • verb grow under conditions that promote development
  • verb sit on (eggs)
    brood; cover; hatch.
    • Birds brood
    • The female covers the eggs

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haploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
  • adjective of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
    monoploid; haploidic.

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inoculate

  • verb introduce an idea or attitude into the mind of
    • My teachers inoculated me with their beliefs
  • verb introduce a microorganism into

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survive

  • verb continue to live through hardship or adversity
    live on; last; hold up; live; endure; hold out; go.
    • We went without water and food for 3 days
    • These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
    • The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
    • how long can a person last without food and water?
  • verb continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    pull round; make it; come through; pull through.
    • He survived the cancer against all odds

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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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oval

  • noun a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
    ellipse.
    • the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptic; elliptical; egg-shaped; oviform.

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flagellated

  • adjective having or resembling a lash or whip (as does a flagellum)
    lash-like; whiplike; flagellate.
  • verb whip
    scourge; flagellate.
    • The religious fanatics flagellated themselves

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sprout

  • noun any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
  • noun a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)

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wart

  • noun any small rounded protuberance (as on certain plants or animals)
  • noun an imperfection in someone or something that is suggestive of a wart (especially in smallness or unattractiveness)

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mature

  • verb develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
    maturate; grow.
    • He matured fast
    • The child grew fast
  • verb develop and work out fully in one's mind
    • I need to mature my thoughts

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bryophyte

  • noun any of numerous plants of the division Bryophyta
    nonvascular plant.

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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refractile

  • adjective of or relating to or capable of refraction
    refractive.
    • the refractive characteristics of the eye

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mature

  • verb develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation
    maturate; grow.
    • He matured fast
    • The child grew fast
  • verb develop and work out fully in one's mind
    • I need to mature my thoughts

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fumigatus

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produce

  • noun fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
    green goods; garden truck; green groceries.
  • verb bring forth or yield
    bring forth.
    • The tree would not produce fruit

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polypodiaceae

  • noun ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
    family Polypodiaceae.

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release

  • noun merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    • a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    liberation; freeing.

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verrucose

  • adjective satellite (of skin) covered with warts or projections that resemble warts
    wartlike; warty.

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spherical

  • adjective of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
    • spherical geometry
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    ball-shaped; globular; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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botulinus

  • noun anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
    Clostridium botulinum; botulinum.

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ingest

  • verb serve oneself to, or consume regularly
    have; take in; consume; take.
    • Have another bowl of chicken soup!
    • I don't take sugar in my coffee
  • verb take up mentally
    assimilate; absorb; take in.
    • he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe

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biflagellate

  • adjective having two flagella
    • a biflagellate zoospore

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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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botulism

  • noun food poisoning from ingesting botulin; not infectious; affects the CNS; can be fatal if not treated promptly

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filiform

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

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windblown

  • adjective satellite used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds

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elongated

  • adjective satellite drawn out or made longer spatially
    lengthened; extended; prolonged.
    • Picasso's elongated Don Quixote
    • lengthened skirts are fashionable this year
    • the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
    • a prolonged black line across the page
  • verb make long or longer by pulling and stretching
    stretch; elongate.
    • stretch the fabric

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uredo

(Bot.) One of the stages in the life history of certain rusts (Uredinales), regarded at one time as a distinct genus. It is a summer stage preceding the teleutospore, or winter stage. See Uredinales, in the Supplement.

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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bacillus

  • noun aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations; found primarily in soil
    B.

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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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irradiate

  • verb give spiritual insight to; in religion
    enlighten.
  • verb cast rays of light upon

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motile

  • noun one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
  • adjective satellite (of spores or microorganisms) capable of movement

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sown

  • adjective satellite sprinkled with seed
    seeded.
    • a seeded lawn
  • verb place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
    seed; sow.
    • She sowed sunflower seeds

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fungous

  • adjective of or relating to fungi
    fungal.

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suspended

  • adjective satellite (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment
    • suspended matter such as silt or mud...
    • dust particles suspended in the air
    • droplets in suspension in a gas
  • verb hang freely
    suspend.
    • The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them

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botrytis

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exogenous

  • adjective derived or originating externally
    exogenic.

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develop

  • verb make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation
    • Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather
    • They developed a new technique
  • verb work out
    evolve; germinate.
    • We have developed a new theory of evolution

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soilborne

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float

  • noun the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
  • noun the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

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basidiomycete

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

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entrap

  • verb take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    ensnare; frame; set up.
    • I was set up!
    • The innocent man was framed by the police
  • verb catch in or as if in a trap
    trammel; ensnare; snare; trap.
    • The men trap foxes

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formed

  • adjective having or given a form or shape
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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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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liberated

  • adjective satellite (of a gas e.g.) released from chemical combination
  • verb give equal rights to; of women and minorities
    liberate; emancipate.

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wettable

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germination

  • noun the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
    sprouting.
  • noun the origin of some development
    • the germination of their discontent

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pteridium

  • noun a genus of ferns belonging to the family Dennstaedtiaceae
    genus Pteridium.

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exude

  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exudate; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores
  • verb make apparent by one's mood or behavior
    • She exudes great confidence

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dispersed

  • adjective satellite distributed or spread over a considerable extent
    spread.
    • has ties with many widely dispersed friends
    • eleven million Jews are spread throughout Europe
  • verb distribute loosely
    dust; sprinkle; scatter; dot; disperse.
    • He scattered gun powder under the wagon

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