from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The aggregate of cytoplasmic or extranuclear genetic material in an organism.
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- n. All the genetic material in an organism.
- n. The quanta of waves produced by the collective effects of large numbers of electrons when disturbed from equilibrium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A flourlike food preparation made from skim milk, and consisting essentially of the unaltered proteid of milk. It is also used in making biscuits and crackers, for mixing with cocoa, etc. A mixture of this with butter, water, and salt is called Plasmon butter, and resembles clotted cream in appearance.
German, from New Latin plasma, plasma; see plasma.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From plasma + -on. (Wiktionary)