from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The semifluid, granular interior of certain unicellular organisms, such as the inner layer of sarcode in the amoeba.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The semifluid, granular interior of certain unicellular organisms, as the inner layer of sarcode in the amœba; entoplasm; endoplasta.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In zoology, the inner or interior sarcode or protoplasm of the amœbæ or other protozoans, in any way distinguished from the exterior sarcodous substance or ectosarc; endoplasm.
endo- + Ancient Greek for "flesh". (Wiktionary)
It contains a ectosarc and an endosarc as well as an outer membrane known as the cuticle.