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mold

 [mōld]
any of a group of parasitic and saprobic fungi causing a cottony growth on organic substances; also, the deposit of growth produced by such fungi.

mold

(mōld),
1. A filamentous fungus, generally appearing as a circular colony that may be cottony, wooly, or glabrous, but with filaments that are not organized into large fruiting bodies, such as mushrooms.
2. A shaped receptacle into which wax is pressed or fluid plaster is poured in making a cast.
3. To shape a mass of plastic material according to a definite pattern.
4. To change in shape; denoting especially the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
5. The term used to specify the shape of an artificial tooth (or teeth).
Synonym(s): mould

mold

(mōld)
1. any of a group of parasitic and saprobic fungi causing a cottony growth on organic substances; also the deposit or growth produced by such fungi.
2. a form in which an object is shaped, or cast.
3. in dentistry, the shape of an artificial tooth.

mold

1 a hollow form for casting or shaping an object, as a prosthesis.
2 fungi that grow on moist organic matter, breaking it down.
A descriptor for a smooth contour of the small intestinal mucosa with loss of mucosal folds, typical of radiocontrast studies in gluten-sensitive enteropathy (coeliac disease)

mold

Vox populi A form that provides shape for a gel or substance–eg, a resin set in a particular shape

mold

(mōld)
1. A filamentous fungus, generally a circular colony that may be cottony, wooly, or glabrous, but with filaments not organized into large fruiting bodies, such as mushrooms.
2. A shaped receptacle into which wax is pressed or fluid plaster is poured in making a cast.
3. To shape a mass of plastic material according to a definite pattern.
4. To change in shape; denoting especially the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
5. The term used to specify the shape of an artificial tooth (or teeth).

mold

(mōld)
1. A shaped receptacle into which wax is pressed or fluid plaster is poured in making a cast.
2. To shape a mass of plastic material according to a definite pattern.
3. The term used to specify the shape of an artificial tooth (or teeth).
Synonym(s): mould.

mold

(mould),
n a form in which an object is cast or shaped. The process of shaping a material into an object. The term is used to specify the shape of an artificial tooth or teeth.

mold

any of a group of parasitic and saprophytic fungi causing a cottony growth on organic substances; also, the deposit of growth produced by such fungi. See also fungi, fungal.

mold nephrosis
ochratoxin A and citrinin in moldy feed cause nephrosis in pigs.
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