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Origin and Etymology of chytridiomycota
borrowed from New Latin, probably from Chytridiomycetes, class name proposed earlier (from Chytridium, genus name + -o- -o- + -mycetes -mycetes) + -ota -ota ◆Probably introduced by the Swiss-born mycologist Josef Adolf von Arx in Pilzkunde (Lehre: J. Cramer, 1967), p. 15.
First Known Use: 1967See Words from the same year
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