saccharomycete

noun
sac·​cha·​ro·​my·​cete | \ ¦sakərō¦mīˌsēt, -ˌmī¦sēt \
plural -s

Definition of saccharomycete

: a yeast fungus

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Other Words from saccharomycete

saccharomycetic \ -​ētik \ adjective

History and Etymology for saccharomycete

International Scientific Vocabulary sacchar- + -mycete

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“Saccharomycete.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saccharomycete. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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