Blastomycetes

noun plural
Blas·​to·​my·​ce·​tes | \ -mī-ˈsēt-ˌēz How to pronounce Blastomycetes (audio) \

Medical Definition of Blastomycetes

in some classifications
: a class of pathogenic imperfect fungi that typically grow like yeasts by budding but sometimes form a mycelium and conidia on artificial media

Other Words from Blastomycetes

blastomycete \ -​ˈmī-​ˌsēt How to pronounce blastomycete (audio) , -​mī-​ˈsēt How to pronounce blastomycete (audio) \ noun

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“Blastomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Blastomycetes. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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