slime mold

noun

Definition of slime mold

: any of a group (such as Myxomycetes) of organisms formerly held to be lower fungi but now often considered protists that exist vegetatively in usually moist habitats as mobile plasmodia and reproduce by spores

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First Known Use of slime mold

1880


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slime mold

noun

medical Definition of slime mold

: any organism of the group Myxomycetes called also myxomycete

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