from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various yeastlike fungi of the genus Cryptococcus, commonly occurring in the soil and including certain pathogenic species, such as the causative agent of cryptococcosis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any soil fungus of the genus Cryptococcus, many of which are pathogenic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Saccharomyces.
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