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[fyoo-zair-ee-uh m] /fyuˈzɛər i əm/
noun, plural fusaria
[fyoo-zair-ee-uh] /fyuˈzɛər i ə/ (Show IPA)
any fungus of the genus Fusarium, occurring primarily in temperate regions and causing a variety of diseases in plants and animals, producing in humans a loss of fingernails and sometimes blindness.
< New Latin (1832), equivalent to Latin fūs(us) spindle + -ārium -ary Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • fusarium dry rot is a major storage disease of potatoes for which there is no fungicidal control.
  • fusarium dry rot is a serious disease that affects potato tubers in storage.

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