class Acrasiomycetes

noun
cellular slime molds; in some classifications placed in kingdom Protoctista
Syn: ↑Acrasiomycetes
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Meronyms: ↑cellular slime mold, ↑genus Dictostylium

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  • Acrasiomycetes — noun cellular slime molds; in some classifications placed in kingdom Protoctista • Syn: ↑class Acrasiomycetes • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Myxomycota, ↑division Myxomycota, ↑Gymnomycota, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • division Gymnomycota — noun slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • division Myxomycota — noun slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gymnomycota — noun slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Myxomycota — noun slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cellular slime mold — noun differing from true slime molds in being cellular and nucleate throughout the life cycle • Hypernyms: ↑slime mold, ↑slime mould • Hyponyms: ↑dictostylium • Member Holonyms: ↑Acrasiomycetes, ↑class Acrasiomycetes …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Dictostylium — noun genus of slime molds that grow on dung and decaying vegetation • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Acrasiomycetes, ↑class Acrasiomycetes • Member Meronyms: ↑dictostylium …   Useful english dictionary

  • slime mold — noun a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists • Syn: ↑slime mould • Hypernyms: ↑fungus • Hyponyms: ↑true slime mold, ↑acellular slime mold, ↑plasmodi …   Useful english dictionary

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  • slime mold — 1. any of various funguslike organisms belonging to the phylum Myxomycota, of the kingdom Protista (or the plant class Myxomycetes), characterized by a noncellular, multinucleate, creeping somatic phase and a propagative phase in which fruiting… …   Universalium

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