arthroconidium
(ar\'thro-ko-nid\'e-um; pl., arthroconidia)
A thallic conidium released by the fragmentation or lysis of hypha. It is not notably larger than the parental hypha, and separation occurs at a septum.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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