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hypha

[′hī·fə]
(mycology)
One of the filaments composing the mycelium of a fungus.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I've been and introduced myself to the Hypha team, they are a fantastic restaurant and I don't see them as competition at all because we are both so different," she explained.
In addition to the previous way, the aerial hypha differentiates into conidiophores and immature vesicle which subsequently produce one or more additional conidiophores and vesicles before starting in actual sporulation process.
Corneal debridement could remove the dense hypha and necrotic tissue that could further damage healthy corneal tissue.
Candida albicans was a kind of conditioned pathogen; it might induce disease through many ways, for example, recognizing the host by adhesive attraction and invading the host by transition from spore phase to hypha phase.
Keywords: Neurospora, morphology, branching, hypha, reactive oxygen species
A wood fiber cell containing a hypha is indicated by an asterisk.
A hypha is a long microscopic tube which comprises multiple fungal cell units divided by septa.
On reaching the basal cells of the midrib, the hypha grew forming coils and spread through cells (Paris-type), taking up 3/4 of the midrib (Fig.
Nonseptate hyphae allow the cytoplasm and organelles to move freely from one region to the next and each hypha may contain many nuclei.
The polyps encapsulate the advancing hypha into dense repair aragonite, forming a distinct skeletal structure referred to as a "cone" (7).
Aggressively colonizing the root surfaces, they grow as microscopic filaments, called hyphae (plural of hypha), which are about the consistency of a spider web.