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pseudohypha

Pronunciation: su'do-hi'fa

Definition: A chain of easily disrupted fungal cells that is intermediate between a chain of budding cells and a true hypha, marked by constrictions rather than septa at the junctions.

[pseudo- + G. hyphe, a web (hypha)]

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