A genus of fungi in the family Mucoraceae; a cause of mucormycosis.

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Apo·phy·so·my·ces (ap″o-fiz″o-miґsēz) [apophysis (def. 2) + Gr. mykēs fungus] a genus of fungi of the family Mucoraceae. A. eґlegans is a soil saprobe that occasionally causes mucormycosis.

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