noun, plural soredia
[suh-ree-dee-uh] /səˈri di ə/ (Show IPA) (in a lichen)
a group of algal cells surrounded by hyphal tissue, occurring on the surface of the thallus and functioning in vegetative reproduction.
an organ of vegetative reproduction in lichens consisting of a cluster of algal cells enclosed in fungal hyphae: dispersed by wind, insects, or other means
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 […]
adjective, sorer, sorest. 1. physically painful or sensitive, as a wound, hurt, or diseased part: a sore arm. 2. suffering bodily pain from wounds, bruises, etc., as a person: He is sore because of all that exercise. 3. suffering mental pain; grieved, distressed, or sorrowful: to be sore at heart. 4. causing great mental pain, […]