Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as hygroplasma.

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

  • noun (Biol.) The fluid portion of the cell protoplasm, in opposition to stereoplasm, the solid or insoluble portion. The latter is supposed to be partly nutritive and partly composed of idioplasm.

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  • noun biology, archaic The fluid portion of the cell protoplasm, in opposition to stereoplasm, the solid or insoluble portion.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek wet + form, mould.

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