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imperfect fungus

noun
1.
a fungus for which only the asexual reproductive stage is known, as any fungus of the Fungi imperfecti.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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imperfect-fungus in Medicine

imperfect fungus im·per·fect fungus (ĭm-pûr'fĭkt)
n.
Any of various fungi of the phylum Fungi Imperfecti, including Aspergillus, Candida, Cryptococcus, and other human pathogens.

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imperfect-fungus in Science
imperfect fungus  
See deuteromycete.
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