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Zygomycetes

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noun plural Zy·go·my·ce·tes \ˌzī-gō-mī-ˈsēt-ēz\

Medical Definition of Zygomycetes

  1. :  a subclass of fungi of the class Phycomycetes characterized by gametangia that are morphologically alike and by sexually produced zygospores

zygomycetous \-ˈsēt-əs\play adjective



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