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Saccharomycetaceae

noun plural Sac·cha·ro·my·ce·ta·ce·ae \ ˌsak-ə-rō-ˌmī-sə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē \

medical Definition of Saccharomycetaceae

:a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Saccharomycetales) comprising the typical yeasts that form asci or reproduce by budding and that typically produce alcoholic fermentations in carbohydrate substrates

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