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ROT

 
right occipitotransverse (position of the fetus).

ROT

Abbreviation for right occipitotransverse position.

rot

(rot),
To decay or putrify.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

(rŏt)
v. rotted, rotting, rots
v.intr.
To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
n.
1. The process of rotting or the condition of being rotten: The rot spread quickly, rendering the bridge unsafe even for pedestrians.
2. Foot rot.
3. Any of several plant diseases characterized by the breakdown of tissue and caused by various bacteria, fungi, or oomycetes.

rot

(rot)
To decay or putrefy.
[A.S. rotian]
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Synthetic dye decolorization capacity of white rot fungus Dichomitus squalens.
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Lignin levels were lower in the recycled material suggesting the presence of a white rot fungus, since white rot fungi decompose both lignin and cellulose (van Griensvan, 1988).
For example, a plant may be under attack by caterpillars feeding on leaves, a root rot fungus may be damaging the root system, all the while drought and nutritional stress is weakening the entire plant.
White rot fungus is used in a preprocess step to break down the lignin in the wood cell wall structure.
Because the summer is when the dry rot fungus tends to fruit and produce seeds, you can expect there to be far more in the atmosphere now than the rest of the year.
Hirschioporous rot fungus formed delicate gill-like structures on decaying branches on the woodland floor.
Fumonisins are produced by the corn ear rot fungus Fusarium verticillioides, which is one of the most common pathogens of corn worldwide.
JGI has also sequenced the environmentally important white rot fungus (Phanerochaete chrysosporium) and nearly 50 important microorganisms.
This leaves them vulnerable to attack by the brown rot fungus, which reduces your apples to a squidgy brown mass covered in creamy white fungus and makes them inedible.
The white rot fungus (Coriolus versicolor) was obtained from the Chinese Collection and Management Centre for Forest Microorganisms and was used in the decay resistance tests.