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any mold of the genus Mucor
a genus of minute fungi. The plants consist of slender threads with terminal globular sporangia; mold
Origin: [L., fr. mucere to be moldy or musty.]
Mucor is a microbial genus of about 3000 species of moulds commonly found in soil, digestive systems, plant surfaces, and rotten vegetable matter.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A genus of zygomycetous fungi of the family Mucoraceae, order Mucorales. It is primarily saprophytic, but may cause MUCORMYCOSIS in man from spores germinating in the lungs.
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