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Hyphae

Hyphae (Science: microbiology) The fine, branching tubes which make up the body (or mycelium) of a multicellular... Read More

Fragmentation

Fragmentation Definition What is fragmentation? In general, fragmentation refers to the state or the process of breaking... Read More

Perfect fungi

Definition noun A group of fungi that reproduce through asexual spores and sexually-produced spores Supplement Fungi are... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Fungi

Definition ‘’noun , singular: fungus‘’ A (taxonomic) group that includes heterotrophic eukaryotes that are usually... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More

Germination

Definition noun, plural: germinations The stage in which a germ or a living thing starts to sprout, grow and... Read More

Phaeohyphomycosis

phaeohyphomycosis A group of superficial and deep infections caused by fungi that form pigmented hyphae and yeastlike cells... Read More

Mycelium

Mycelium (Science: microbiology) mass of hyphae that constitutes the vegetative part of a fungus (the conspicuous part in... Read More

Eukaryote

Eukaryote refers to any of the single-celled or multicellular organisms whose cell contains a distinct, membrane-bound... Read More

Acellular

Definition adjective (1) Of or pertaining to a tissue that is not made of cells or not divided into cells, such as hyphae... Read More

Nonseptate mycelium

Nonseptate mycelium One in which there are no septa, or cross-walls, in the hyphae; inasmuch as the latter is not divided... Read More

Septate mycelium

septate mycelium One in which septa, or cross-walls, divide the hyphae into numerous uninucleated or multinucleated... Read More

Rhizoids

Rhizoids are a structure in plants and fungi that functions like a root in support or absorption. In fungi, rhizoids are... Read More