[mik-soh-mahy-seet, -mahy-seet] /ˌmɪk soʊˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit/

an organism of the phylum Myxomycota (or, in some classifications, the class Myxomycetes), comprising the slime molds.
a slime mould, esp a slime mould of the phylum Myxomycota (division Myxomycetes in traditional classifications)
A plasmodial slime mold. See under slime mold.


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