Skip to Content


Pronunciation: krip'to-kok'us

Definition: A genus of yeastlike fungi that reproduce by budding.

[crypto- + G. kokkos, berry]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.