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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The protoplasm or viscid fluid in which animal and vegetable cells are produced.
  • noun The blastema or germinal or formative material of a cytode; protoplasmic cell-substance: specifically used of the common gelatinous matrix of protozoans, as sponges.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Biol.) See protoplasm.

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  • noun biology protoplasm

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek hollow vessel + growth.

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