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 such as Penicillium

conidium co·nid·i·um (kə-nĭd’ē-əm)
n. pl. co·nid·i·a (-ē-ə)
An asexually produced fungal spore, formed on a conidiophore.
co·nid’i·al adj.
conidium
(kə-nĭd’ē-əm)
Plural conidia
An asexually produced fungal spore, formed on a conidiophore. Most conidia are dispersed by the wind and can endure extremes of cold, heat, and dryness. When conditions are favorable, they germinate and grow into hyphae.

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