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plasmodia Explained

plasmodia at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


plasmodia at English irregular forms Of Explained:

pl. of {plasmodium}

Plasmodia at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Plasmodium \Plas*mo"di*um\, n.; pl. {Plasmodia}. [NL. See
1. (Biol.) A jellylike mass of free protoplasm, without any
union of am[oe]boid cells, and endowed with life and power
of motion.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A naked mobile mass of protoplasm, formed by
the union of several am[oe]balike young, and constituting
one of the stages in the life cycle of Mycetozoa and other
low organisms.

plasmodia at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: multinucleate sheet of cytoplasm characteristic of some
stages of such organisms as slime molds
2: parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes
malaria in humans [syn: {Plasmodium vivax}, {malaria
[also: {plasmodia} (pl)]

See {plasmodium}

plasmodia at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: plural of » plasmodium

  • Translation: my » plasmodia