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blastomycete

[blas-tuh-mahy-seet, -mahy-seet] /ˌblæs təˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit/
noun
1.
any yeastlike fungus of the genus Blastomyces, all members of which are pathogenic to humans and other animals.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; back formation from Neo-Latin Blastomycetes, plural of Blastomyces genus name; see blasto-, -mycetes
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blastomycete
  (blās'tə-mī'sēt)   
Any of various yeastlike deuteromycetes of the class Blastomycetes that are pathogenic in humans and animals.
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