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myxomycete

[mik-soh-mahy-seet, -mahy-seet] /ˌmɪk soʊˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit/
noun
1.
an organism of the phylum Myxomycota (or, in some classifications, the class Myxomycetes), comprising the slime molds.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin Myxomycetes; see myxo-, -mycete
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British Dictionary definitions for myxomycetes

myxomycete

/ˌmɪksəʊmaɪˈsiːt/
noun
1.
a slime mould, esp a slime mould of the phylum Myxomycota (division Myxomycetes in traditional classifications)
Derived Forms
myxomycetous, adjective
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myxomycete
  (mĭk'sō-mī'sēt)   
A plasmodial slime mold. See under slime mold.
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