mycocecidium

mycocecidium

[mahy-koh-suh-sid-ee-uhm]
noun Mycology.
a gall caused by a parasitic fungus.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to myco- myco- + cecidium gall < Greek kēkídion ink-gall, equivalent to kēkid-, stem of kēkís oak-gall, a dye made therefrom + -ion diminutive suffix

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