[fuhn-juh-fawrm, fuhng-guh-] /ˈfʌn dʒəˌfɔrm, ˈfʌŋ gə-/
having the form of a fungus or mushroom.
shaped like a mushroom or similar fungus: the fungiform papillae of the tongue
fungiform fun·gi·form (fŭn’jə-fôrm’, fŭng’gə-)
Shaped like a mushroom.
- Fungiform papilla
fungiform papilla n. Any of many tiny mushroomlike elevations on the back of the tongue, the epithelium of which often have taste buds.
[im-per-fek-tahy] /ˌɪm pərˈfɛk taɪ/ plural noun 1. a class of fungi for which a sexually reproductive stage of the life cycle has not been found. Fungi Imperfecti Fungi Im·per·fec·ti (ĭm’pər-fěk’tī) n. A phylum of fungi that are without a sexual stage in their life cycle, reproducing only by asexual spores. Also called Deuteromycetes.
[fuhn-juh-stat, fuhng-guh-] /ˈfʌn dʒəˌstæt, ˈfʌŋ gə-/ noun 1. a fungistatic substance or preparation. /ˈfʌndʒɪˌstæt/ noun 1. a substance that inhibits the growth of fungi
[fuhn-juh-stat-ik, fuhng-guh-] /ˌfʌn dʒəˈstæt ɪk, ˌfʌŋ gə-/ adjective 1. (of a substance or preparation) inhibiting the growth of a fungus. fungistatic fun·gi·stat·ic (fŭn’jĭ-stāt’ĭk, fŭng’gĭ-) adj. Having an inhibiting effect upon the growth and reproduction of fungi without destroying them.