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  • n. protoplasm

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See protoplasm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The protoplasm or viscid fluid in which animal and vegetable cells are produced.
  • n. 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 Ancient Greek hollow vessel + growth. (Wiktionary)



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