blastoconidium


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blas·to·co·nid·i·um

(blas'tō-cŏ-nid'ē-ŭm),
A holoblastic conidium that is produced singly or in chains, and detached at maturity leaving a bud scar, as in the budding of a yeast cell.
Synonym(s): blastospore
[blasto- + conidium]

blastoconidium

A conidium which is formed singly or in chains by blowing out, leaving behind a scar at the point of budding.

Examples, blastoconidia
Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans.

blas·to·co·nid·i·um

(blas'tō-kŏ-nid'ē-ŭm)
A holoblastic conidium that is produced singly or in chains, and detached at maturity leaving a bud scar, as in the budding of a yeast cell.