-mycete


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

-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 (1 of 2)

mycete
[ mīsēt′ ]

n.

A fungus.

Medical definitions for -mycete (2 of 2)

-mycete

suff.

Fungus:actinomycete.
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