chlamydoconidium


chlamydoconidium
A thallic conidium that is thick-walled and may be terminal or intercalary. Seen in a form of asexual reproduction. [G. chlamys, cloak, + conidium]

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chlam·y·do·co·nid·i·um (klam″ĭ-do-kə-nidґe-əm) [Gr. chlamys cloak + conidium] a thick-walled intercalary or terminal asexual spore formed by the rounding up of a cell; it is not shed. See also conidium. Called also chlamydospore.

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