conidiophore

conidiophore

[koh-nid-ee-uh-fawr, -fohr, kuh-]
noun Botany.
(in fungi) a special stalk or branch of the mycelium, bearing conidia.

Origin:
1880–85; conidio- (combining form of conidium) + -phore

conidiophorous [kuh-nid-ee-of-er-uhs] , adjective
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conidiophore (kəʊˈnɪdɪəˌfɔː)
 
n
a simple or branched hypha that bears spores (conidia) in such fungi as Penicillium
 
[C19: from conidium + -phore]
 
conidiophorous
 
adj

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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.
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conidiophore   (kə-nĭd'ē-ə-fôr')  Pronunciation Key 
An asexual reproductive structure that develops at the tip of a fungal hypha and produces conidia.
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