noun plural

Zy·​go·​my·​ce·​tes ˌzī-gō-mī-ˈsēt-ēz How to pronounce Zygomycetes (audio)
: a subclass of fungi of the class Phycomycetes characterized by gametangia that are morphologically alike and by sexually produced zygospores
zygomycetous adjective

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“Zygomycetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Zygomycetes. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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