cellular slime mold


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cellular slime mold

cellular slime mold

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Noun1.cellular slime mold - differing from true slime molds in being cellular and nucleate throughout the life cycle
slime mold, slime mould - a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists
Acrasiomycetes, class Acrasiomycetes - cellular slime molds; in some classifications placed in kingdom Protoctista
dictostylium - any slime mold of the genus Dictostylium
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He introduces many of these topics through the lens of basic biological research pointing out how the biology of bacteria and simple organisms, such as cellular slime molds, have genes and behaviors exhibited by higher organisms.