Zygosaccharomyces

noun
Zy·​go·​saccharomyces | \ ¦zīgō, ¦zigō+\

Definition of Zygosaccharomyces

: a genus of yeasts (family Saccharomycetaceae) in which ascospore formation is preceded by conjugation and which is often included in Saccharomyces

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History and Etymology for Zygosaccharomyces

New Latin, from zyg- + Saccharomyces

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