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(ˌblæs təˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit)

any yeastlike fungus of the genus Blastomyces, whose members are pathogenic to humans and other animals.
[1895–1900; < New Latin]
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Noun1.blastomycete - any of various yeastlike budding fungi of the genus Blastomyces; cause disease in humans and other animals
fungus - an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia
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