Definitions for "Phialide"
conidiogenous cell which neither elongates or enlarges; may have a cup-shaped opening or collarette
Specialized cell from which the conidium is produced.
a type of conidiogenous cell that produces conidia through a special opening where neither wall contributes toward formation of the conidium; conidia are produced basipetally with no detectable increase in length.
Keywords:  diminuitive, broad, flat, vessel
Phialide (fi´ə-līd) [Gr. phialis, diminuitive of phiale, a broad, flat vessel]