arthroconidium

noun
ar·​thro·​co·​nid·​i·​um | \ ˌär-(ˌ)thrō-kə-ˈnid-ē-əm How to pronounce arthroconidium (audio) \
plural arthroconidia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce arthroconidia (audio) \

Medical Definition of arthroconidium

: one of the small conidia borne in chains by various fungi (as of the genera Coccidioides and Trichosporon)

called also arthrospore

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“Arthroconidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arthroconidium. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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