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any of various unicellular, nucleated, usually rounded fungi that reproduce by budding; some are fermenters of carbohydrates, and a few are pathogenic for humans.
brewer's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, used in brewing beer, making alcoholic liquors, and baking bread.
dried yeast dried cells of any suitable strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, usually a by-product of the brewing industry; used as a natural source of protein and B-complex vitamins.
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dried pulverized cells of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae; a by-product from the brewing of beer.
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Any of various yeasts, especially Saccharomyces cerevisiae, used as a ferment in brewing and also as a source of B-complex vitamins.
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brew·er's yeast(brū'ĕrz yēst)
Agent used in GI disorders; purported value against acne and dermatitis; dermatologic adverse reactions, however, have been reported.
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Yeast obtained during the brewing of beer. It is a rich source of folic acid and chromium.illustration
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