imperfect stage


noun Mycology.

a phase in the life cycle of certain fungi in which either no spores or asexual spores, as conidia, are produced.

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Origin of imperfect stage

First recorded in 1890–95
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Medical definitions for imperfect stage

imperfect stage

n.

The asexual phase in the life cycle of a fungus.
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