oidium

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o·id·i·um

 (ō-ĭd′ē-əm)
n. pl. o·id·i·a (-ē-ə)
1. A thin-walled spore produced asexually by fragmentation in certain filamentous fungi.
2. Any of various fungi that cause powdery mildew.

[New Latin Ōidium, fungus genus, from Greek ōion, egg; see oo-.]

oidium

(əʊˈɪdɪəm)
n, pl -ia (-ɪə)
(Botany) botany any of various fungal spores produced in the form of a chain by the development of septa in a hypha
[New Latin: from oo- + -idium diminutive suffix]

o•id•i•um

(oʊˈɪd i əm)

n., pl. o•id•i•a (oʊˈɪd i ə)
(in certain fungi) a thin-walled spore derived from the fragmentation of a hypha into its component cells.
[1855–60; < New Latin < Greek ōi(ón) egg1]
o•id′i•oid`, adj.