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Meaning of schizomycete

schiz•o•my•cete

Pronunciation: (skiz"ō-mī'sēt, -mī-sēt', skit"sō-), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous microorganisms of the subkingdom (or phylum) Schizophyta, kingdom Monera, comprising the bacteria.
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