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Meaning of SLIME MOLD

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists
 
 Synonyms: slime mould
 
 See Also: acellular slime mold, cellular slime mold, fungus, myxomycete, plasmodial slime mold, true slime mold

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A nonphototrophic eukaryotic microorganism lacking cell walls, which aggregate to form fruiting structures (cellular slime molds) or simply masses of protoplasm (acellular slime molds).
 

 

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