bakers' yeast(redirected from Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
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bakers' yeast[′bāk·ərz ‚yēst]
An industrial yeast used for baking purposes because of maximum growth and low alcohol production; composed of dry cells of one or more strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
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