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conidiophore

conidiophore

noun co·nid·i·o·phore \kə-ˈni-dē-ə-ˌfr\

Definition of CONIDIOPHORE

:  a specialized hyphal branch of some fungi that produces conidia

Origin of CONIDIOPHORE

New Latin conidium + International Scientific Vocabulary -phore
First Known Use: 1874

conidiophore

noun co·nid·io·phore \kə-ˈnid-ē-ə-ˌfō(ə)r, -ˌf(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONIDIOPHORE

:  a structure that bears conidia; specifically :  a specialized hyphal branch that produces successive conidia usually by abstriction
co·nid·i·oph·o·rous \-ˌnid-ē-ˈäf-(ə-)rəs\ adjective

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