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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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)
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mold

Vox populi A form that provides shape for a gel or substance–eg, a resin set in a particular shape
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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It may have allowed the activity of microorganisms, such as yeasts and filamentous fungi, causing the abovementioned spoliation activity, with effect on pH elevation (GALLO et al., 2015).
There are many other common filamentous fungi isolated from peat soil but only several of them were successfully isolated from this study.
It seemed feasible that 2-pentanone was produced in ketotic humans by a similar pathway to that used in filamentous fungi. The aim of this study was to investigate 2pentanone production from fatty acids further, using Penicillium roqueforti cultured on margarine as a readily accessible source of a methylketone-producing organism.
of California at Riverside) and Ebbole (plant pathology and microbiology, Texas A&M U.) in an effort to synthesize and rationalize the cellular and molecular biology research on filamentous fungis, particularly in terms of advances in genomics in recent years, and provide a "first point of reference" on these organisms that can double as a handbook for professional researchers or as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students.
Filamentous fungi are an important class of organisms that includes human, animal and plant pathogens, industrial organisms, and edible species.
For a long time, soil is known to be the storehouse for a wide variety of filamentous fungi and other microorganisms.
"Medium wet" filamentous fungi, like Aspergillus versicolor, need [A.sub.(w)] of 0.8-0.9 to grow.
Okerenta (2010) Pectinolytic activity of wild-type filamentous fungi fermented on agro-wastes.