conidium


co·nid·i·um

noun \kə-ˈni-dē-əm\
plural -ia \-dē-ə\

Definition of CONIDIUM

:  an asexual spore produced on a conidiophore of certain fungi
co·nid·i·al \-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin of CONIDIUM

New Latin, from Greek konis dust — more at incinerate
First Known Use: 1856

co·nid·i·um

noun \kə-ˈnid-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -ia \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of CONIDIUM

: an asexual spore produced on a conidiophore

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