Zygomycetes


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Zygomycetes

 [zi´´-go-mi-se´-tēz]
a class of saprobic and parasitic fungi of the phylum Zygomycota; important pathogenic organisms are in the orders Entomophthorales and Mucorales.

Zy·go·my·ce·tes

(zī'gō-mī-sē'tēz),
A class of fungi characterized by sexual reproduction resulting in the formation of a zygospore, and asexual reproduction by means of nonmotile spores called sporangiospores or conidia.
Synonym(s): Phycomycetes
[zygo- + G. mykēs (mykēt-), fungus]

Zygomycetes

[zi′go-mi-se′tēz]
a class of saprobic and parasitic fungi of the phylum Zygomycota; important pathogenic organisms are in the orders Entomophthorales and Mucorales.

zygomycetes

Fungi–eg, Absidia, Cunninghamella, Mortierella, Mucor, Rhizopus, that are pathogenic to immunocompromised hosts; other fungi–eg, Basiobolus, Conidiobolus, and Rhizomucor, proliferate but are not usually pathogenic. See Fungi.

Zy·go·my·ce·tes

(zī'gō-mī-sē'tēz)
A class of fungi characterized by sexual reproduction resulting in the formation of a zygospore, and asexual reproduction by means of nonmotile spores called sporangiospores or conidia.
[zygo- + G. mykēs (mykēt-), fungus]

Zygomycetes


zygomycetes

members of the taxonomic class of fungi which includes two orders, Mucorales and Entomophthorales.
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