plural noun

: a subclass of Myxomycetes comprising those typical slime molds that develop definite fruiting bodies in which are produced spores which on germinating release one, two, or rarely several swarm spores compare exosporeae
or myxogastrous

Word History


New Latin, from plural of Myxogaster

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“Myxogastres.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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