Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Manufacturing proteids out of inorganic matter, in the way that is characteristic of plants.

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Examples

  • Monera like the Chromacea, structureless green particles of plasm; afterwards real nucleated cells (first plasmodomous Protophyta, like the Palmella; then plasmophagous Protozoa, like the Amoeba).

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