malacoid

adjective mal·a·coid \ˈmaləˌlȯid\

Definition of malacoid

  1. 1 of a living body :  having a soft or mucilaginous structure or texture the malacoid plasmodia of slime molds

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or resembling malacia malacoid alteration of bone

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Origin and Etymology of malacoid

malac- + -oid


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