amoebalike


amoebalike
amööbilik

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  • amoebalike — adjective Having the characteristics of an amoeba …   Wiktionary

  • acellular slime mold — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arcella — n. An amoebalike protozoan with a chitinous shell resembling an umbrella. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cellular slime mold — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dictyostelium discoideum — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slime mold — slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slime mould — slime mold slime mold, slime mould slime mould . 1. An unusual fungus like protist of the phylum Myxomycota or the class Myxomycetes, having a stage of growth in which it comprises a naked noncellular multinucleate mass of creeping protoplasm… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myxamoeba — myx·a·moe·ba also myx·a·me·ba (mĭk sə mēʹbə) n. pl. myx·a·moe·bas, also myx·a·moe·bae ( bē) A slime mold at a stage when it is an amoebalike free swimming cell and before it fuses to form a plasmodium. * * * …   Universalium

  • slime mold — 1. any of various funguslike organisms belonging to the phylum Myxomycota, of the kingdom Protista (or the plant class Myxomycetes), characterized by a noncellular, multinucleate, creeping somatic phase and a propagative phase in which fruiting… …   Universalium

  • Metchnikoff, Élie — orig. Ilya Ilich Mechnikov born May 16, 1845, near Kharkov, Ukraine, Russian Empire died July 16, 1916, Paris, France Russian zoologist and microbiologist. In 1888 Louis Pasteur offered him a post at the Pasteur Institute, and he succeeded… …   Universalium

  • spineless — [adj] cowardly amoebalike*, fainthearted, fearful, feeble, forceless, frightened, gutless*, impotent, inadequate, ineffective, ineffectual, invertebrate, irresolute, lily livered*, nerveless, pithless, soft, spiritless, squeamish, submissive,… …   New thesaurus