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  • adj. Of or relating to protoplasm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the first formation of living bodies.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to protoplasm; consisting of, or resembling, protoplasm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • First-formed, as a constituent of organized beings; primitive or primordial, as a cause or result of organization; of or pertaining in any way to protoplasm: as, a protoplasmic substance; a protoplasmic process; a protoplasmic theory.
  • Consisting of, formed or derived from, or containing protoplasm; bioplasmic; sarcodous.
  • Resembling protoplasm in chemical composition or in vital activities; protoplastic; plastic; germinative or formative.

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