Definition of Conidiophore

1. Noun. A specialized fungal hypha that produces conidia.

Generic synonyms: Hypha



Definition of Conidiophore

1. Noun. A fungal hypha that produces conidia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conidiophore

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Conidiophore

1. A structure found at the tips of hyphae in fungi which will bud the conidia, or fungal spores. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conidiophore

conical projection
conicality
conically
conicalness
conichalcite
conicities
conicity
conico-
conics
conidia
conidial
conidian
conidiation
conidiogenesis
conidiogenous
conidiophore (current term)
conidiophores
conidiospores
conies
conifer
coniferin
coniferization
coniferophyte
coniferophytes
coniferous
coniferous tree
conifers
coniferyl-alcohol oxidase

Literary usage of Conidiophore

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1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"Section of a radial conidiophore which is just emerging from the epidermis ... Section of a conidiophore showing a completed septum between the two cells. ..."

2. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"With hemispheric conidiophore tips, Sterigmata terminal. ... 1 End of conidiophore, club-shaped with lateral and terminal Sterigmata. ..."

3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"1904), to left, immature conidiophore ; to right, conidiophore ... A conidiophore bearing a chain of six ripe conidia (fungus cultivated in a damp ..."

4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1915)
"conidiophore with its clusters of conidia, X 180. A portion of a conidiophore under greater magnification, X 390. A small portion of a conidiophore with ..."

5. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Sciences by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"Aspergillus. a, conidiophore and head of conidia. ft, conidia. c, detail of head. FIG. 254. ... conidiophore and conidia. (Adapted from Harz.) 2K FIG. 253. ..."

6. Veterinary Bacteriology: A Treatise on the Bacteria, Yeasts, Molds, and by Robert Earle Buchanan (1911)
"8, Aspergillus: a, conidiophore; 6, inflated tip of the conidiophore; c, ... 9, a, Hypha; 6, poorly differentiated conidiophore; c, chain of conidia. ..."

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