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A conidium released by fragmentation or separation at the septum of cells of the hypha.
[G. arthron, joint, + conidium]
arthrospore(ar′thrŏ-spor″) [ arthro- + spore]
A fungal spore formed by segmentation. Coccidiodes immitis is a fungus that produces a highly infectious arthrospore when grown at room temperature.
arthrosporea chain of fungal SPORES.