Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The cytoplasm of a germ cell, especially that part containing the chromosomes.
  • n. Germ cells as distinguished from other body cells.
  • n. Hereditary material; genes. Also called plasm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The cytoplasm of germ cells

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See plasmogen, and idioplasm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as germ-plasma.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes

Etymologies

germ +‎ plasm (Wiktionary)

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