Definition of plasmodiocarp in English:

plasmodiocarp

noun

Biology
  • A fruiting body in some acellular slime moulds which develops from the whole plasmodium and generally retains its veined structure.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Mordecai Cooke (1825–1914), naturalist and mycologist. From plasmodium + -o- + -carp.

Pronunciation

plasmodiocarp

/plazˈməʊdɪə(ʊ)kɑːp/