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Related to saccharomyces: Saccharomyces boulardii
n. pl. saccharomyces
Any of several single-celled yeasts belonging to the genus Saccharomyces that lack hyphae and ferment sugar.
[New Latin Saccharomycēs, genus name : saccharo- + Greek mukēs, fungus.]
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(Botany) a fungus of the genus Saccharomyces, esp the yeast plant
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|Noun||1.||Saccharomyces - single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates|
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Saccharomycetaceae, Saccharomycetaceae - family of fungi comprising the typical yeasts: reproduce by budding and ferment carbohydrates
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