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Definition of Lichened

Lichened
Lichened Li"chened (l[imac]"k[e^]nd), a. Belonging to, or covered with, lichens. --Tennyson.
Lichen
Lichen Li"chen (l[imac]"k[e^]n; 277), n. [L., fr. Gr. leichh`n.] 1. (Bot.) One of a class of cellular, flowerless plants, (technically called Lichenes), having no distinction of leaf and stem, usually of scaly, expanded, frond-like forms, but sometimes erect or pendulous and variously branched. They derive their nourishment from the air, and generate by means of spores. The species are very widely distributed, and form irregular spots or patches, usually of a greenish or yellowish color, upon rocks, trees, and various bodies, to which they adhere with great tenacity. They are often improperly called rock moss or tree moss. Note: A favorite modern theory of lichens (called after its inventor the Schwendener hypothesis), is that they are not autonomous plants, but that they consist of ascigerous fungi, parasitic on alg[ae]. Each lichen is composed of white filaments and green, or greenish, rounded cells, and it is argued that the two are of different nature, the one living at the expense of the other. See Hyph[ae], and Gonidia. 2. (Med.) A name given to several varieties of skin disease, esp. to one characterized by the eruption of small, conical or flat, reddish pimples, which, if unchecked, tend to spread and produce great and even fatal exhaustion.

Meaning of Lichened from wikipedia

- Common lichen growth forms A lichen (/ˈlaɪkən/, LEYE-ken or (especially in the UK) /ˈlɪtʃən/, LICH-en) is a composite organism that arises from algae or...
- Lichen pl**** (LP) is a chronic inflammatory and immune mediated disease that affects the skin, nails, hair, and mucous membranes. It is characterized...
- Lichen sclerosus (LS) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease of unknown cause, commonly appearing as whitish patches on the genitals, which can affect...
- Lichen is a type of symbiotic organism. Lichen may also refer to: Lichens (musician), Robert Lowe's solo musical project "Lichen", the nickname for an...
- A leprose lichen is a lichen with a powdery or granular surface. Leprose lichens lack an outer "skin," or cortex. If a crustose lichen starts to disintegrate...
- Edible lichens are lichens that are edible.[citation needed] They include: Cetraria islandica (known as Iceland moss) Cladonia rangiferina Bryoria fremontii...
- and many species of gr****es are common. Many species of mushrooms and lichens are also found in the state. Montana is home to a diverse array of fauna...
- are found in large numbers. More than 6,600 species of fungi (including lichen-forming species) have been recorded from Ukraine, but this number is far...
- (cyanobacteria) living among filaments of a fungus, forming lichen. Living as a symbiont in a lichen appears to be a successful way for a fungus to derive essential...
- A corticolous lichen is a lichen that grows on bark. This is contrasted with a lignicolous lichen that grows on wood that has had the bark stripped from...
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