[koh-nid-ee-uh-fawr, -fohr, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, kə-/
(in fungi) a special stalk or branch of the mycelium, bearing conidia.
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’)
A specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia.
co·nid’i·oph’or·ous (kə-nĭd’ē-ŏf’ər-əs) adj.
An asexual reproductive structure that develops at the tip of a fungal hypha and produces 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 […]
[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 […]
[koh-nee, kuhn-ee] /ˈkoʊ ni, ˈkʌn i/ noun, plural conies. 1. the fur of a rabbit, especially when dyed to simulate Hudson seal. 2. the daman or other hyrax of the same genus. 3. the pika. 4. a rabbit. 5. Obsolete. a person who is easily tricked; gull; dupe. /ˈkəʊnɪ/ noun (pl) -nies, -neys 1. a […]
[koh-nif-er-in, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪf ər ɪn, kə-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a grayish-white, water-soluble powder, C 16 H 22 O 8 ⋅2H 2 O, obtained from the cambium of coniferous trees and from asparagus: used chiefly in the manufacture of vanillin.