conidium

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co·nid·i·um

, pl.

co·nid·i·a

(ko-nid'ē-ŭm, -ē-ă),
An asexual spore of fungi borne externally in various ways.
[Mod. L. dim. fr. G. konis, dust]
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conidium

a sexual SPORE found in certain fungi and borne on a conidiophore which is a specialized HYPHA.
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