Schizomycetes

noun plural
Schizo·​my·​ce·​tes | \ -mī-ˈsēt-ˌēz How to pronounce Schizomycetes (audio) \

Medical Definition of Schizomycetes

in former classifications
: a class of unicellular or noncellular microorganisms that lack true chlorophyll and are now usually grouped with the cyanobacteria

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“Schizomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schizomycetes. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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