plasmodiocarp

noun
plas·​mo·​di·​o·​carp | \ plazˈmōdēəˌkärp \
plural -s

Definition of plasmodiocarp

: a fructification in various slime molds that consists of an elongated sometimes branched reticulate body within which spores develop and is a modification of the plasmodium — compare aethalium

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Other Words from plasmodiocarp

plasmodiocarpous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗⸗¦kärpəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for plasmodiocarp

plasmod- + -carp

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“Plasmodiocarp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plasmodiocarp. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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