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conidiophore

[koh-nid-ee-uh-fawr, -fohr, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, kə-/
noun, Botany
1.
(in fungi) a special stalk or branch of the mycelium, bearing conidia.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; conidio- (combining form of conidium) + -phore
Related forms
conidiophorous
[kuh-nid-ee-of-er-uh s] /kəˌnɪd iˈɒf ər əs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for conidiophorous

conidiophore

/kəʊˈnɪdɪəˌfɔː/
noun
1.
a simple or branched hypha that bears spores (conidia) in such fungi as Penicillium
Derived Forms
conidiophorous (kəʊˌnɪdɪˈɒfərəs; kə-) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from conidium + -phore
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conidiophorous in Medicine

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