a combining form meaning “mushroom, fungus,” taken as the singular of the plural taxonomic combining form -mycetes.
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British Dictionary definitions for -mycete
n combining form
indicating a fungusascomycete
Word Origin for -mycete
from New Latin -mycetes, from Greek mukētes, plural of mukēs fungus
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Medical definitions for -mycete
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