teleomorph(redirected from teleomorphic)
A reproductive structure of a fungus that is a result of plasmogamy and nuclear recombination; sexual state (sexual reproduction).
Synonym(s): perfect stage
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teleomorph(tel'e-o-mawrf?, tel') [? + G. morphe, form]
The sexual state of a fungus (the state in which two fungal nuclei unite and undergo meiosis, forming offspring with new genetic information). Fungi that have teleomorphic states are said to be “perfect” fungi. Fungi that reproduce asexually are said to be “imperfect.”teleomorphic (tel?e-o-mawrf'ik, tel?), adjective See: anamorph
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teleomorphthe sexual (or perfect) stage or form of a FUNGUS.
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