conidium[kō nid′ē əm, kə-]
a small asexual spore abstricted from the tip of a conidiophore in certain fungi
Origin of conidiumModern Latin ; from Classical Greek konis, dust (see incinerate) + -ium
An asexually produced fungal spore, formed on a conidiophore.
Origin of conidiumNew Latin, from Greek konis, dust.