from The Century Dictionary.
- noun True protoplasm; bioplasm. See the quotation, and germ-plasma.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Biol.) The important living portion of protoplasm, considered a chemical substance of the highest elaboration. Germ plasm and idioplasm are forms of plasmogen.
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- noun biochemistry The important living portion of
protoplasm, considered a chemical substance of the highest elaboration.
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He calls this hypothetical substance "plasmogen," and thinks of it as an ultimate chemical compound hidden in protoplasm.
Whenever a _level_ one-fourth teaspoonful is meant, as in the case of plasmogen, it is because the basic remedy is heavier and, therefore, the smaller quantity renders an equal amount in weight.
The most wonderful results will accrue through the use of plasmogen in
In all cases of constitutional disease, plasmogen is used to bring about a proper regeneration and preservation of the blood-cells.
Taken as directed, the plasmogen is also in its natural dosage.
Since the plasmogen contains all the salts necessary to keep the blood in perfect harmony, the circulation as well as the resistant power will be maintained, the heart relieved, the fighting capacity of the white corpuscles strengthened, and therefore the power of disease very greatly reduced.
Ray Lankester thinks that plasmogen came into being in early geologic ages, and that the conditions which led to its formation have probably never recurred.