microconidium

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

Learn More About microconidium

Dictionary Entries Near microconidium

microcolony

microconidium

microcornea

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Microconidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microconidium. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!