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# Conic-section

noun, Geometry.
1.
a curve formed by the intersection of a plane with a right circular cone; an ellipse, a circle, a parabola, or a hyperbola.
noun
1.
one of a group of curves formed by the intersection of a plane and a right circular cone. It is either a circle, ellipse, parabola, or hyperbola, depending on the eccentricity, e, which is constant for a particular curve e = 0 for a circle; e<1 for an ellipse; e = 1 for a parabola; e>1 for a hyperbola Often shortened to conic
conic section
A curve formed by the intersection of a plane with a cone. Conic sections can appear as circles, ellipses, hyperbolas, or parabolas, depending on the angle of the intersecting plane relative to the cone’s base.

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• Conidia

[koh-nid-ee-uh m, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i əm, kə-/ noun, plural conidia [koh-nid-ee-uh, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i ə, kə-/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. (in fungi) an asexual spore formed by abstriction at the top of a hyphal branch. /kəʊˈnɪdɪəm/ noun (pl) -nidia (-ˈnɪdɪə) 1. an asexual spore formed at the tip of a specialized hypha (conidiophore) in fungi […]

• Conidiophore

[koh-nid-ee-uh-fawr, -fohr, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, kə-/ noun, Botany. 1. (in fungi) a special stalk or branch of the mycelium, bearing conidia. /kəʊˈnɪdɪəˌfɔː/ noun 1. a simple or branched hypha that bears spores (conidia) in such fungi as Penicillium conidiophore co·nid·i·o·phore (kə-nĭd’ē-ə-fôr’) n. A specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia. co·nid’i·oph’or·ous (kə-nĭd’ē-ŏf’ər-əs) adj. conidiophore […]

• Conidium

[koh-nid-ee-uh m, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i əm, kə-/ noun, plural conidia [koh-nid-ee-uh, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i ə, kə-/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. (in fungi) an asexual spore formed by abstriction at the top of a hyphal branch. /kəʊˈnɪdɪəm/ noun (pl) -nidia (-ˈnɪdɪə) 1. an asexual spore formed at the tip of a specialized hypha (conidiophore) in fungi […]

• Conifer

[koh-nuh-fer, kon-uh-] /ˈkoʊ nə fər, ˈkɒn ə-/ noun 1. any of numerous, chiefly evergreen trees or shrubs of the class Coniferinae (or group Coniferales), including the pine, fir, spruce, and other cone-bearing trees and shrubs, and also the yews and their allies that bear drupelike seeds. 2. a plant producing naked seeds in cones, or […]

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