Definition of macroconidium in English:

macroconidium

noun

Botany
  • A large or long conidium; specifically the larger (usually more diagnostic) of two distinct types of conidium in certain fungi.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Phytopathology. Compare French macroconidie.

Pronunciation

macroconidium

/ˌmakrə(ʊ)kə(ʊ)ˈnɪdɪəm/