from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as paraplasma.
  • n. The non-vital contents of living protoplasm, such as yolk-granules, oil-drops, etc. See metaplasm, 2.


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  • Some of the granules are proteid in nature and probably essential constituents; others are fat, glycogen, or pigment granules, and are regarded as adventitious material taken in from without, and hence are styled cell-inclusions or paraplasm.

    I. Embryology. 1. The Animal Cell


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