chlamydospore


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chlamydospore

 [klam´ĭ-do-spor″]
a thick-walled terminal asexual spore formed by the rounding-up of a cell; it is not shed.

chlamydospore

/chlam·y·do·spore/ (klam´ĭ-do-spor″) a thick-walled intercalary or terminal asexual spore formed by the rounding-up of a cell; it is not shed.

chlamydospore

an asexually produced, thick-walled fungal spore which is capable of surviving adverse conditions that are unfavourable to the main body of the fungus.

chlamydospore

a thick-walled intercalary or terminal asexual fungal spore formed by the rounding-up of a cell; it is not shed. Formed by differentiation of hyphae; seen in Candida and Histoplasma spp.
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Previous studies have shown that when sheep were given an adequate daily dose of chlamydospores, there was more than 80% reduction in the number of infective larvae derived from nematode eggs in faeces; Knox says.
The species Fusarium oxysporumis distinguished from other species of Fusarium in the production of microconidia, macroconidia and chlamydospores [5].
Chlamydospores are hyphal or spore cells with thickened cell walls and which are resistant to adverse physical and chemical conditions.
dubliniensis form true hyphae (germ tubes) and thick-walled cells referred to as chlamydospores, both of which are used by mycology diagnostic laboratories in identifying these species (1).
No chlamydospores were observed on any of the media examined.