Definition of mycetozoan in English:

mycetozoan

noun

Biology
  • A slime mould; specifically a member of the taxon Mycetozoa.

adjective

Biology
  • Of or relating to the taxon Mycetozoa; caused by mycetozoans.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Theodore Gill (1837–1914). From myceto- + -zoan, after Mycetozoa.

Pronunciation

mycetozoan

/mʌɪˌsiːtəˈzəʊən/