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

Other Words from ascomycete

ascomycetous \ -​ˌmī-​ˈsē-​təs \ adjective

First Known Use of ascomycete

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ascomycete

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

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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)

Other Words from ascomycete

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

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