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Noun1.Saccharomycetaceae - family of fungi comprising the typical yeasts: reproduce by budding and ferment carbohydrates
fungus family - includes lichen families
Endomycetales, order Endomycetales - fungi having a zygote or a single cell developing directly into an ascus
genus Saccharomyces, Saccharomyces - single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates
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Candida albicans is a unicellular member of the Saccharomycetaceae family.
Yeast--(1) A yellowish substance composed of microscopic, unicellular fungi of family Saccharomycetaceae, which induces fermentation in juices, worts, doughs, etc.