[koh-nid-ee-uh-fawr, -fohr, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, kə-/

noun, Botany.
(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.

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