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(Science: plant biology) A hard, pointed outgrowth from the surface of a plant, involving several layers of cells but not containing a vein.

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The Fiber Disease

... with the cell wall covered from the out- side with melanin-like granules (Romero-Martinez et al., 2000). This fungus is often found on rose prickles and causes sporothrichosis called “Rose-picker’s dis- ease”. In Europe it is occasionally diagnosed in flow- er shop employees selling roses ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Thu Oct 26, 2006 3:39 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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