Definition of Mycetozoa in English:

Mycetozoa

noun

Biology
  • With singular concord: a taxon comprising slime moulds. Treated as plural: members of this taxon collectively. Compare earlier Myxogastres, "Myxomycetes".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. From scientific Latin Mycetozoa from myceto- + -zoa, after German Mycetozoen.

Pronunciation

Mycetozoa

/mʌɪˌsiːtəˈzəʊə/