Associations to the word «Saccharomyces»


SACCHAROMYCES, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Saccharomycetaceae   — many yeasts, especially those involved in fermentation.
SACCHAROMYCES, noun. Any of many single-celled fungi of the genus Saccharomyces, that lack a true mycelium; especially the yeasts
SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Saccharomycetaceae   — a yeast used in winemaking, baking, and brewing.

Dictionary definition

SACCHAROMYCES, noun. Single-celled yeasts that reproduce asexually by budding; used to ferment carbohydrates.

Wise words

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