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slime mold

noun

Definition of slime mold

  1. :  any of a group (Myxomycetes or Mycetozoa) of organisms usually held to be lower fungi but sometimes considered protozoans that exist vegetatively as mobile plasmodia and reproduce by spores




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slime mold

noun

Medical Definition of slime mold

  1. :  any organism of the group Myxomycetes—called also myxomycete




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