microconidium

noun
mi·​cro·​co·​nid·​i·​um | \ -kə-ˈnid-ē-əm How to pronounce microconidium (audio) \
plural microconidia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce microconidia (audio) \

Medical Definition of microconidium

: a conidium of the smaller of two types produced by the same species and often differing in shape (as in members of the genus Fusarium) — compare macroconidium

Other Words from microconidium

microconidial \ -​ē-​əl How to pronounce microconidial (audio) \ adjective

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