Chlamydospore | definition of chlamydospore by Medical dictionary
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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.
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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Similarly, the absence of chlamydospores
in the two species P.
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
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).
were observed on any of the media examined.