erumpent


erumpent
\\ə̇ˈrəmpənt, ēˈ-\ adjective
Etymology: Latin erumpent-, erumpens, present participle of erumpere
1. : tending to grow out vigorously from a substrate so as to burst through or rise above its surface

certain erumpent fungi that parasitize leaves

2. of the fruiting bodies of some fungi and algae : grown or burst through a surface (as of a host's tissue) so as to form a projecting mass

the erumpent fruiting bodies of some rusts

erumpent acervuli forming black dots on the leaves


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