Saccharomyces meaning

săkə-rō-mīsēz
Any of several single-celled yeasts belonging to the genus Saccharomyces that lack hyphae and ferment sugar.
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Any of many single-celled fungi of the genus Saccharomyces, that lack a true mycelium; especially the yeasts.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Saccharomycetaceae "” many yeasts, especially those involved in fermentation.
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Any of several single-celled yeasts belonging to the genus Saccharomyces that lack hyphae and ferment sugar.
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Origin of saccharomyces

  • New Latin Saccharomycēs genus name saccharo– Greek mukēs fungus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin, from Ancient Greek [script?] (sacharron, “sugar") +"Ž -myces

    From Wiktionary