Polyangiaceae

plural noun Poly·an·gi·a·ce·ae \ˌpälēˌanjēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Polyangiaceae

  1. :  a family of myxobacteria living mostly in soils and on dung and having fruiting bodies in which the rod-shaped cells are enclosed in rounded cysts often brightly colored and covered by a membrane representing the remains of the vegetative slime

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Origin and Etymology of polyangiaceae

New Latin, from Polyangium, type genus + -aceae


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