Mycetozoa


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My`ce`to`zo´a


n. pl.1.(Zool.) The Myxomycetes; - so called by those who regard them as a class of animals.
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Microbial contamination--caused by bacteria, bacterial spores, viruses, mycetozoa, yeast or other microorganisms--frequently presents a major risk in cell culture experiments.
The infraphyla Mycetozoa and Archamoebae, grouped together as subphylum Conosa within the Amoebozoa, usually diverge on rRNA trees below the megakaryote radiation (i.e., the explosive radiation in which animals, fungi, plants, and chromists diverged).