noun plural

Schizo·​my·​ce·​tes -mī-ˈsēt-ˌēz How to pronounce Schizomycetes (audio)
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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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