noun, plural co·nid·i·a [koh-nid-ee-uh, kuh-] /koʊˈnɪd i ə, kə-/. Botany.
- conical pendulum,
Origin of conidium
Examples from the Web for conidia
Besides the special ascocarps, accessory reproductive organs are known in the majority of cases in the form of conidia.
Pythium is of interest as illustrating the dependence of zoospore-formation on conditions and the indeterminate nature of conidia.
The detached cells are the conidia of our fungus; only one is formed on each stalk.
It remains solid and filled with protoplasm as far as the portion which forms the end through its conidia.
Mycelium well developed; sexual reproduction by zygospores; asexual reproduction by sporangia and conidia.