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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 of conidium

New Latin, from Greek konis dust — more at incinerate


First Known Use: 1856


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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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