conidium(redirected from conidian)
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An asexual spore of fungi borne externally in various ways.
[Mod. L. dim. fr. G. konis, dust]
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conidiuma sexual SPORE found in certain fungi and borne on a conidiophore which is a specialized HYPHA.
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