arthroconidium


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ar·thro·co·nid·i·um

(ar'thrō-kŏ-nid'ē-um),
A conidium released by fragmentation or separation at the septum of cells of the hypha.
Synonym(s): arthrospore
[G. arthron, joint, + conidium]

arthroconidium

an asexual spore which is the product of separation and fragmentation of true fungal hyphae. Seen in Geotrichum spp.