Slime Mold Definition

noun
Webster's New World
Any of various eukaryotic organisms of the class Dictyostelia that exist as free-living amoeboid cells in the soil and under certain conditions aggregate into a mass that develops into a stalked sporangium.
American Heritage Medicine
Any of various eukaryotic organisms of the class Myxogastria (formerly Myxomycetes) that develop from amoeboid cells into a large multinucleate plasmodium that produces stalked sporangia.
American Heritage Medicine
Synonyms:
  • slime-mould
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Other Word Forms of Slime Mold

Noun

Singular:
slime mold
Plural:
slime-molds

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