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cor•ti•na



Pronunciation: (kôr-tī'nu, -tē'nu), [key]
n.,
pl. -ti•naePronunciation: (-tī'nē, -tē'nī). [key]
Mycol.
a weblike, often evanescent veil covering the gills or hanging from the cap edge of certain mushrooms, particularly those of genus Cortinarius, and sometimes persisting as a ring or remnant of fibrils around the mushroom stalk.

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