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uredinium

[yoo r-i-din-ee-uh m] /ˌyʊər ɪˈdɪn i əm/
noun, plural uredinia
[yoo r-i-din-ee-uh] /ˌyʊər ɪˈdɪn i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Mycology. the fruiting body of the rust fungi that bears urediospores.
Also, uredium.
Also called uredosorus.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Neo-Latin < ūrēdin- (stem of Latin ūrēdō; see uredo) + -ium -ium
Related forms
uredinial, adjective
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