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a former taxonomic class comprising the bacteria, consisting of unicellular organisms that commonly multiply by cell division.
Schizomycetes(skĭz″ō-mī-sē′tēz) [″ + mykes, fungus]
An obsolete classification, formerly used to denote bacteria.
schizomycetesa very outdated name for bacteria.
a taxonomic class comprising the bacteria; they are typically unicellular organisms, considered plants which commonly multiply by cell division, and which may be freeliving, saprophytic, parasitic, or even pathogenic, the last causing disease in plants or animals.