ascomycete

noun as·co·my·cete \ ˌas-kō-ˈmī-ˌsēt , -ˌmī-ˈsēt \

Definition of ascomycete

: any of a group (such as class Ascomycetes or subdivision Ascomycotina) of higher fungi (such as yeasts or molds) with septate hyphae and spores formed in asci

ascomycetous

play \-ˌmī-ˈsē-təs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of ascomycete

ultimately from Greek askos + mykēt-, mykēs fungus; akin to Greek myxa mucus — more at mucus


Medical Dictionary

ascomycete

noun as·co·my·cete \ ˌas-kō-ˈmī-sə-(ˌ)tē , as-ˈkō-mi-ˌsēt \

medical Definition of ascomycete

: any of a group of higher fungi (as yeasts and molds) with spores formed in asci that are variously considered to form a class (Ascomycetes), a subdivision (Ascomycotina), or a division (Ascomycota)

ascomycetous

play \ˌas-kō-ˈmī-sēt-əs, ˌas-(ˌ)kō-mi-ˈsēt-əs\ adjective

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