myxomycete

noun myxo·my·cete \ ˌmik-sō-ˈmī-ˌsēt , ˌmik-sō-(ˌ)mī-ˈ \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of myxomycete

Origin and Etymology of myxomycete

back-formation from the New Latin taxon Myxomycetes, designating slime molds, from myxo- myxo- + -mycetes, borrowed from Greek mýkētes, plural of mýkēs "mushroom, fungus" — more at myc-


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myxomycete

noun myxo·my·cete \ ˌmik-sō-ˈmī-ˌsēt , ˌmik-sō-(ˌ)mī-ˈ \

medical Definition of myxomycete


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