Meaning of blastomycete

blas•to•my•cete

Pronunciation: (blas"tu-mī'sēt, -mī-sēt'), [key]
— n.
  1. any yeastlike fungus of the genus Blastomyces, all members of which are pathogenic to humans and other animals.
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