conidium

noun co·nid·i·um \ kə-ˈni-dē-əm \

Definition of conidium

plural -ia play \kə-ˈni-dē-ə\
: an asexual spore produced on a conidiophore of certain fungi

conidial

play \kə-ˈni-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of conidium

New Latin, from Greek konis dust — more at incinerate


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conidium

noun co·nid·i·um \ kə-ˈnid-ē-əm \

medical Definition of conidium

plural -ia play \-ē-ə\
: an asexual spore produced on a conidiophore

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