Mucoraceae

noun plural
Mu·​co·​ra·​ce·​ae | \ ˌmyü-kə-ˈrā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Mucoraceae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mucoraceae

: a large family of chiefly saprophytic molds of the order Mucorales having a well-developed branching mycelium that lacks septa and including many molds (as members of the genera Rhizopus and Mucor) that are destructive to food products (as bread, fruits, or vegetables)

Other Words from Mucoraceae

mucoraceous \ -​ˈrā-​shəs How to pronounce mucoraceous (audio) \ adjective

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“Mucoraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mucoraceae. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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