Definitions for mucor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mucor(noun)

    any mold of the genus Mucor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mucor(noun)

    a genus of minute fungi. The plants consist of slender threads with terminal globular sporangia; mold

  2. Origin: [L., fr. mucere to be moldy or musty.]


  1. Mucor

    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

  1. Mucor

    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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