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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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