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Medical Term:

microconidium

Pronunciation: mi'kro-ko-nid'e-um, -a

Definition: In fungi, the smaller of two distinctively different-sized types of conidia in a single species, usually single-celled and spherical, ovoid, pyriform, or clavate.

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