sac fungus

sac fungus
noun Date: circa 1929 ascomycete

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sac fungus — n. ASCOMYCETE …   English World dictionary

  • sac fungus — noun any of various ascomycetous fungi in which the spores are formed in a sac or ascus • Hypernyms: ↑fungus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ascomycota, ↑subdivision Ascomycota, ↑Ascomycotina, ↑subdivision Ascomycotina * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sac fungus — sac′ fun gus n. fng ascomycete …   From formal English to slang

  • sac fungus — /ˈsæk fʌŋgəs/ (say sak fungguhs) noun (plural sac fungi /ˈsæk fʌŋgi/ (say sak funggee) or sac funguses) a type of fungus which produces its spores in a sac …   Australian English dictionary

  • sac fungus — noun Any fungus of the phylum Ascomycota, having non motile spores in a sac Syn: ascomycete …   Wiktionary

  • sac fungus — ascomycete. [1925 30; so called because its spores are formed in a sac] * * * …   Universalium

  • SAC — or sac may refer to:Biology* Sac (biology), a bag like structure possibly containing fluid, in a plant, animal, or fungus.United States geography* Sac City, Iowa * Sac County, Iowa * Sac River, a river in southwest Missouri * Sacramento,… …   Wikipedia

  • sac|cha|ro|my|ces — «SAK uh roh MY seez», noun, plural ces. any one of a group of ascomycetous fungi which produce alcoholic fermentation in saccharine fluids; yeast plant. ╂[< Greek sákcharon sugar + mýkēs, ētos fungus] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fungus — Fungi redirects here. You may be looking for Fungi (music) or Fungus (XM). Fungi Temporal range: Early Devonian–Recent (but see text) …   Wikipedia

  • fungus — fungic /fun jik/, adj. funguslike, adj. /fung geuhs/, n., pl. fungi /fun juy, fung guy/, funguses, adj. n. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single celled or multinucleate organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic… …   Universalium

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