Definition of phycomycete in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfʌɪkəʊˈmʌɪsiːt/


Any of the lower fungi, which typically form a non-septate mycelium.
Example sentences
  • From one case they isolated many colonies of a phycomycete, Basidiobolus, not hitherto known to infect mammals.
  • Protein and RNA syntheses were examined during hyphal germ tube emergence from sporangiospores of a dimorphic phycomycete, Mucor racemosus.

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