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conidium

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noun co·nid·i·um \kə-ˈni-dē-əm\

Definition of conidium

plural

-ia

\-dē-ə\
  1. :  an asexual spore produced on a conidiophore of certain fungi

conidial

play \-dē-əl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of conidium

New Latin, from Greek konis dust — more at incinerate


First Known Use: 1856


Medical Dictionary

conidium

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noun co·nid·i·um \kə-ˈnid-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of conidium

plural

conidia

\-ē-ə\play
  1. :  an asexual spore produced on a conidiophore



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of conidium Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about conidium


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