noun, plural plas·mo·di·a [plaz-moh-dee-uh] /plæzˈmoʊ di ə/.
- plasmodial slime mold,
- plasmodium falciparum,
- plasmodium malariae,
- plasmodium ovale,
- plasmodium vivax,
Origin of plasmodium
Examples from the Web for plasmodium
Plasmodium bright yellow; thalium pale brown, or yellowish-ochraceous, of variable size and shape, one to many cm.
This author throws some doubt on the species he describes by suggesting that the plasmodium may be red.
One parasitic protozoan like an amœba is called Plasmodium malari.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
The plasmodium Æthalium septicum occurs in moist places, on heaps of tan or decaying barks.
The color of the plasmodium is incident probably to varied nutrient environment.