Fungate

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fungate (Chem) A salt of fungic acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fungate In pathol., to grow up rapidly in forms suggesting some of the larger fungi: said of morbid growths.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. fongate,

Usage

In literature:

Once the skin is broken the tumour fungates through the opening.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
After the tumour has fungated, infective complications within the skull are liable to develop.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
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