Plasmodiophora

noun
Plas·​mo·​di·​oph·​o·​ra | \ ˌplaz(ˌ)mōdīˈäf(ə)rə \

Definition of Plasmodiophora

: the type genus of Plasmodiophoraceae comprising minute plant parasitic fungi that are sometimes included among the slime molds — see clubroot

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History and Etymology for Plasmodiophora

New Latin, from plasmod- + -phora

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“Plasmodiophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plasmodiophora. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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