Pelomyxa

noun Pel·o·myxa \-ˈmiksə\

Definition of Pelomyxa

  1. :  a genus of large sluggish multinucleate freshwater amoebas (family Amoebidae) with the cytoplasm obscured by metabolic and other inclusions

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Origin and Etymology of pelomyxa

New Latin, from pel- + -myxa


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