Plasmodial
Plasmodial Plas*mo"di*al, a. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to, or like, a plasmodium; as, the plasmodial form of a life cycle. [1913 Webster]

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  • plasmodial — plasmodial, ale, aux [plasmɔdjal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1903, Rev. gén. des sc., no 11, p. 617; de plasma, avec infl. de plasmode. ❖ ♦ Biol. Relatif au plasma sanguin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • plasmodial — (acellular) slime mold (plaz mo de al) A member of the division Myxomycota that exists as a thin, streaming, multinucleate mass of protoplasm, which creeps along in an amoeboid fashion …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • plasmodial — See plasmodium. * * * …   Universalium

  • plasmodial — 1. Relating to a plasmodium. 2. Relating to any species of the genus Plasmodium. * * * plas·mo·di·al plaz mōd ē əl also plas·mod·ic mäd ik adj of, relating to, or resembling a plasmodium * * * plas·mo·di·al (plaz moґde əl) pertaining to… …   Medical dictionary

  • plasmodial — adj. (Biology) pertaining to a plasmodium; pertaining to the parasitic organism which causes malaria; pertaining to a multinucleate mass of tissue characteristic of some developmental stages in certain organisms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plasmodial — plas·mo·di·al …   English syllables

  • plasmodial — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plasmodial slime — Taxobox name = Plasmodial Slime Molds domain = Eukaryota regnum = Amoebozoa phylum = Myxomycota subdivision ranks = Classes subdivision = Ceratiomyxomycetes Echinosteliomycetes Myxogasteromycetes Stemonitomycetes Plasmodial slime molds are single …   Wikipedia

  • plasmodial slime mold — noun a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes • Syn: ↑true slime mold, ↑acellular slime mold, ↑myxomycete • Hypernyms: ↑slime mold, ↑slime mould • Member Holonyms: ↑Myxomycetes …   Useful english dictionary

  • plasmodium — plasmodial, adj. /plaz moh dee euhm/, n., pl. plasmodia / dee euh/. 1. Biol. an ameboid, multinucleate mass or sheet of cytoplasm characteristic of some stages of organisms, as of myxomycetes or slime molds. 2. any parasitic protozoan of the… …   Universalium

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