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A somatic or reproductive structure that originates without nuclear recombination (asexual reproduction); the imperfect part of the life cycle of fungi.
[G. ana, up, + morphē, form]


A brand name for MORPHINE.


  1. the asexual (imperfect) stage of FUNGI.
  2. the asexual form (morph) of fungi. Compare TELEOMORPH.


the asexual form of a fungus.
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However, Chrysosporium anamorph Nannizziopsis vriesii (3,4,8) and the Chrysosporium sp.
Cutaneous mycobiota of captive squamate reptiles with notes on the scarcity of Chrysosporium anamorph Nannizziopsis vriesii.
Maxillary sinusitis: Isolation of Scedosporium (Monosporium) apiospermum, anamorph of Petriellidium (Allescheria) boydii.
Here, we report the first case of brain abscesses by the Chrysosporium anamorph of N.
Cutaneous mycoses in chameleons caused by the Chrysosporium anamorph of Nannizziopsis vriesii (Apinis) Currah.
By the early 20th century it had become clear that many fungi could shift between one or more asexual forms, called anamorphs, and a sexual form called a teleomorph.
Molecular systematics of the Hypocreales: a telomorph gene phylogeny and the status of their anamorphs.
Often, as in Untitled (Couple I) and Untitled (Couple II) (both 2007), two interlocking rib cages terminate in a single pair of leg bones, implying an attempted joining, and most skeletons bear faces--sunken-eyed, transferlike smudges that are best glimpsed sidelong, as if they belonged to anamorphs.
Taxonomic studies on Filobasidiella species and their anamorphs.