pertaining to or resembling a soredium.
noun, plural soredia [suh-ree-dee-uh] /səˈri di ə/ (Show IPA) (in a lichen) 1. a group of algal cells surrounded by hyphal tissue, occurring on the surface of the thallus and functioning in vegetative reproduction. noun 1. an organ of vegetative reproduction in lichens consisting of a cluster of algal cells enclosed in fungal hyphae: dispersed […]
noun, Informal. 1. a disgruntled or vindictive person, especially an unsportsmanlike loser: Don’t be such a sorehead, they won fair and square. noun 1. (informal, mainly US & Canadian) a peevish or disgruntled person soppy
adverb 1. in a painful manner. 2. extremely; very: I was sorely tempted to report him. adverb 1. painfully or grievously: sorely wounded 2. pressingly or greatly: to be sorely taxed, he will be sorely missed
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. ecthyma. noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a contagious viral disease of sheep and goats and occasionally of humans, marked by vesicular and pustular lesions on the lips. noun 1. (pathol) a local inflammation of the skin characterized by flat ulcerating pustules ecthyma ec·thy·ma (ěk-thī’mə) n. A pyogenic infection of the skin due […]