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te·li·um  audio  (tl-m) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. te·li·a  (-l-) KEY 
A pustulelike sorus formed on the tissue of a plant infected by a rust fungus and producing teliospores.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin, from Greek teleios, complete ; see teleology

OTHER FORMS:
teli·al  (-l-l) KEY (Adjective)


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