dictostylium
dictostylium dictostylium n. 1. any slime mold of the genus Dictostylium. [WordNet 1.5] ||

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  • dictostylium — noun any slime mold of the genus Dictostylium • Hypernyms: ↑cellular slime mold • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Dictostylium …   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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • fungus genus — noun includes lichen genera • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Erysiphe, ↑genus Erysiphe, ↑Neurospora, ↑genus Neurospora, ↑Ceratostomella, ↑genus Ceratostomella, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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