Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia.

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  • n. A fungal hypha that produces conidia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a specialized fungal hypha (a branch of the fungal mycelium) that produces conidia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In fungi, a conidium-bearing stalk or branch of the mycelium. See sporophore.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia

Etymologies

conidi(um) + -phore.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • A specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia (asexually produced fungal spores).

    February 9, 2008