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Pronunciation: ă-lū′rē-ō-kŏ-nid′ē-yŭm

Definition: A conidium developed from the blown-out end of conidiogenous cells or hyphal branches, and released by rupture below the base of attachment.

Synonym(s): aleuriospore

[G. aleuron, flour, + conidium]

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