[ fahy-koh-mahy-seet, -mahy-seet ]
/ ˌfaɪ koʊˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit /
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any of various fungi that resemble algae, as downy mildew.
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OTHER WORDS FROM phycomycetephy·co·my·ce·tous, adjective
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Other terms appropriate to their development are employed to designate the spores of Uredine, Phycomycete, etc.
British Dictionary definitions for phycomycete
/ (ˌfaɪkəʊˈmaɪsiːt) /
any of a primitive group of fungi, formerly included in the class Phycomycetes but now classified in different phyla: includes certain mildews and moulds
Derived forms of phycomycetephycomycetous, adjective
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Medical definitions for phycomycete
[ fī′kō-mī′sēt′, -mī-sēt′ ]
Any of various fungi that resemble algae and that include certain molds and mildews.
Other words from phycomycetephy′co•my•ce′tous adj.
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