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Introduction: Yeast

Description of Yeast

Yeast: imprecise term used to refer to a member of one of the two largest groupings of fungi (the other being molds); yeasts are single-celled, usually rounded fungi that produce by budding (blastospore formation) or fission.
Source: CRISP

Yeast: A general term for single-celled rounded fungi that reproduce by budding. Brewers' and bakers' yeasts are SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE; therapeutic dried yeast is YEAST, DRIED.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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The term Yeast can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Yeast

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