Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The fluid portion of the cell protoplasm, in opposition to stereoplasm, the solid or insoluble portion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The fluid portion of the cell protoplasm, in opposition to stereoplasm, the solid or insoluble portion. The latter is supposed to be partly nutritive and partly composed of idioplasm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as hygroplasma.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek wet + form, mould. (Wiktionary)

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