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helicoconidium (s), helicoconidia (pl); helicospore
1. A spirally curved fungal conidium (an asexually produced fungal spore).
2. An asexual spore formed by abstriction at the top of a hyphal branch.

The term abstriction, in fungi refers to the formation of asexual spores by cutting off portions of the sporophore (nonsexual, but produces spores in countless numbers) through the growth of dividing partitions.

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