conidiophorous /keuh nid'ee of"euhr euhs/, adj.
/koh nid"ee euh fawr', -fohr', keuh-/, n. Bot.
(in fungi) a special stalk or branch of the mycelium, bearing conidia.
[1880-85; conidio- (comb. form of CONIDIUM) + -PHORE]

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