noun plural

Sac·​cha·​ro·​my·​ce·​ta·​ce·​ae ˌsak-ə-rō-ˌmī-sə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Saccharomycetaceae (audio)
: 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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“Saccharomycetaceae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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