plasmodial slime mold


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plasmodial slime mold

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plas·mo·di·al slime mold

(plăz-mō′dē-əl)
See under slime mold.
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Noun1.plasmodial slime mold - a slime mold of the class Myxomycetesplasmodial slime mold - a slime mold of the class Myxomycetes
slime mold, slime mould - a naked mass of protoplasm having characteristics of both plants and animals; sometimes classified as protoctists
class Myxomycetes, Myxomycetes - the class of true slime molds; essentially equivalent to the division Myxomycota
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During guided inquiry, students learn to work with the plasmodial slime mold Physarum polycephalum and construct mazes using Lego brand blocks as a barrier.
This exercise makes use of a plasmodial slime mold known as Physarum polycephalum.
Although widely distributed, myxomycetes (true slime molds, acellular slime molds, or plasmodial slime molds) have not been fully studied throughout Ohio.