conidiogenesis
The production of conidia by fungal cells.

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  • conidiogenesis — co·nid·io·gen·e·sis (ko nid″e o jenґə sis) the development of conidia; the two principal types are blastic c. and thallic c …   Medical dictionary

  • conidiogenesis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • blastic conidiogenesis — conidiogenesis in which a fertile hypha or conidiogenous cell enlarges or blows out to form a conidium before delimitation by a septa takes place; two types are distinguished, holoblastic c. and enteroblastic c …   Medical dictionary

  • thallic conidiogenesis — conidiogenesis in which an entire parent cell becomes a conidium with formation of a septum, without enlargement or new growth. Two types are distinguished: holothallic c. and thallic arthric c …   Medical dictionary

  • enteroarthric conidiogenesis — thallic arthric c. in which conidia are formed from only the inner part of the wall of the conidiogenous cell …   Medical dictionary

  • enteroblastic conidiogenesis — blastic c. in which only the inner part of the cell wall is used to form the conidium …   Medical dictionary

  • holoarthric conidiogenesis — thallic arthric c. in which conidia are formed from both walls of the conidiogenous cell …   Medical dictionary

  • holoblastic conidiogenesis — blastic c. in which all of the cell wall is used to form the conidium …   Medical dictionary

  • holothallic conidiogenesis — thallic c. in which just one portion of the conidiogenous cell disarticulates to form a conidium …   Medical dictionary

  • thallic-arthric conidiogenesis — thallic c. in which several conidia form by separation at the septa; two types are distinguished: enteroarthric c. and holoarthric c …   Medical dictionary

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