Meaning of ASCOMYCETE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌas-kō-ˈmī-ˌsēt, -ˌmī-ˈsēt ]


Etymology: ultimately from Greek askos + mykēt-, mykēs fungus; akin to Greek myxa mucus — more at mucus

Date: 1872

: any of a group (as class Ascomycetes or subdivision Ascomycotina) of higher fungi (as yeasts or molds) with septate hyphae and spores formed in asci

• as·co·my·ce·tous -ˌmī-ˈsē-təs adjective

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