[ skiz-oh-mahy-seet, -mahy-seet, skit-soh- ]
/ ˌskɪz oʊˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit, ˌskɪt soʊ- /
any of numerous microorganisms of the subkingdom (or phylum) Schizophyta, kingdom Monera, comprising the bacteria.
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OTHER WORDS FROM schizomyceteschiz·o·my·ce·tic, schiz·o·my·ce·tous, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for schizomycete
Comparatively little was known of the life history of any Schizomycete.
We felt ourselves justified in recognizing the malarial ferment in the schizomycete bacillus.
British Dictionary definitions for schizomycete
/ (ˌskɪtsəʊmaɪˈsiːt) /
(formerly) any microscopic organism of the now obsolete class Schizomycetes, which included the bacteria
Derived forms of schizomyceteschizomycetic (ˌskɪtsəʊmaɪˈsɛtɪk) or schizomycetous, adjective
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Medical definitions for schizomycete
[ skĭz′ō-mī-sēt′ ]
A member of the Schizomycetes; a bacterium.
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