-mycete


a combining form meaning “mushroom, fungus,” taken as the singular of the plural taxonomic combining form -mycetes.

Nearby words

  1. -morphism,
  2. -morphous,
  3. -most,
  4. -motive,
  5. -motored,
  6. -mycetes,
  7. -mycin,
  8. -n,
  9. -n't,
  10. -nap

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British Dictionary definitions for -mycete

-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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Medicine definitions for -mycete

-mycete

suff.

Fungus:actinomycete.

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