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Myxocystodea
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Myxomycetous definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Myxomycetes Myx`o*my*ce"tes, n. pl. [NL.; Gr. ? mucus, slime + myceles.] (Bot.) A class of peculiar organisms, the slime molds, formerly regarded as animals (Mycetozoa), but now generally thought to be plants and often separated as a distinct phylum (Myxophyta). They are found on damp earth and decaying vegetable matter, and consist of naked masses of protoplasm, often of considerable size, which creep very slowly over the surface and ingest solid food. -- Myx`o*my*ce"tous, a.



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