Saturday, 21 January 2012

Entry:    monilial (adj.)

Definition:  Of, caused by, or relating to a monilia or monilias.
And if you’re not currently on your lunch break, here’s monilia (n.):  A genus of fungi having conidia arranged in chains like beads on a string. As a count noun: any of various fungi now or formerly belonging to this genus, some of which are pathogens of humans or plants.

Other:    Only a couple medical terms left in the next long while.  Thankfully.

SNOOT score:  1  

Page:   33

Source:   Oxford English Dictionary

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