Definition of Deuteromycetes

1. Noun. Form class; coextensive with subdivision Deuteromycota.


Medical Definition of Deuteromycetes

1. A class of fungi known asimperfect fungi. The members of this class, which includes Penicillium and Aspergillus and otherfungi important in medicine and food science, all lack a sexualstage but are otherwise unrelated to each other. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deuteromycetes

deuteric
deuteride
deuterides
deuterio-
deuterium
deuterium oxide
deuteriums
deutero-
deuterobenzene
deuterocanonical
deuterochloroform
deuterogamist
deuterogamists
deuterogamy
deuterogenic
deuteron
deuteronic
deuteronlike
deuterons
deuteropathic
deuteropathy
deuteroplasm
deuteroporphyrin
deuteroporphyrins
deuteroscopy
deuterosome
deuterostome
deuterostomes

Literary usage of Deuteromycetes

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1. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"CHAPTER XXII FUNGI IMPERFECTI (Deuteromycetes) The life histories of the fungi belonging ... The name Deuteromycetes, also applied to the imperfect fungi, ..."

2. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1915)
"Deuteromycetes The members of the present group have of late years been considered as ... The Deuteromycetes are divided into three primary groups:— 1. ..."

3. Diseases of Cultivated Plants and Trees by George Massee (1913)
"Deuteromycetes The members of the present group have of late years been considered as ... The Deuteromycetes are divided into three primary groups:— 1. ..."

4. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology and Siviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"Most of these fungi belong to Fungi Imperfecti (Deuteromycetes). Though a large number of species are recorded on dipterocarp seeds, their disease ..."

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