Blastomycetes

noun plural

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

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“Blastomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Blastomycetes. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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