Definitions of plasmodium
  1. noun
    multinucleate sheet of cytoplasm characteristic of some stages of such organisms as slime molds
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    type of:
    cytol, cytoplasm
    the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism
  2. noun
    parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans
    synonyms: Plasmodium vivax, malaria parasite
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    type of:
    parasitic spore-forming protozoan
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