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EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > FUNGI > SLIME MOLDS
Definition:
A type of heterotrophic protistan with a life cycle that includes
free-living cells that at some point congregate and differentiate into
spore-bearing structures. 
Reference:
Starr, C. 1997. Biology: concepts and applications. Wadsworth Publishing
Company. Belmont, California.
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