A specialized hypha which bears conidia in fungi. [conidium + G. phoros, bearing]
- Phialophore-type c. a type of spore formation, characteristic of the genus Phialophora, in which conidia are formed endogenously in flasklike conidiophores called phialids.

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co·nid·io·phore kə-'nid-ē-ə-.fō(ə)r, -.fȯ(ə)r n a structure that bears conidia specif a specialized hyphal branch that produces successive conidia usu. by abstriction
co·nid·i·oph·o·rous -.nid-ē-'äf-(ə-)rəs adj

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co·nid·io·phore (ko-nidґe-o-for) [conidium + -phore] the branch of the mycelium of a fungus that bears conidia.

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