: a genus of slime molds (subclass Myxogastres) related to Physarum but having an evanescent sporangium and a capillitium formed from branches of the columella

Word History


New Latin, from Greek stēmōn warp, thread; from the threadlike strands of the capillitium

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“Stemonitis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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