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Zygomycetes


Zygomycetes

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

Definition of ZYGOMYCETES

:  a subclass of fungi of the class Phycomycetes characterized by gametangia that are morphologically alike and by sexually produced zygospores
zy·go·my·ce·tous \-ˈsēt-əs\ adjective
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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