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blastoconidium

Pronunciation: blas′tō-cŏ-nid′ē-ŭm

Definition: A holoblastic conidium that is produced singly or in chains, and detached at maturity leaving a bud scar, as in the budding of a yeast cell.

Synonym(s): blastospore

[blasto- + conidium]

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