conidiophore

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

Definition of conidiophore 

: a specialized hyphal branch of some fungi that produces conidia

First Known Use of conidiophore

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conidiophore

New Latin conidium + International Scientific Vocabulary -phore

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conidium

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conidiophore

noun
co·nid·io·phore | \kə-ˈnid-ē-ə-ˌfō(ə)r, -ˌfȯ(ə)r \

Medical Definition of conidiophore 

: a structure that bears conidia specifically : a specialized hyphal branch that produces successive conidia usually by abstriction

Other Words from conidiophore

conidiophorous \-ˌnid-ē-ˈäf-(ə-)rəs \ adjective

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