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endoplasm

play
noun en·do·plasm \ˈen-də-ˌpla-zəm\

Definition of endoplasm

  1. :  the inner relatively fluid part of the cytoplasm

endoplasmic play \ˌen-də-ˈplaz-mik\ adjective


Origin of endoplasm

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1882


Medical Dictionary

endoplasm

play
noun en·do·plasm \ˈen-də-ˌplaz-əm\

Medical Definition of endoplasm

  1. :  the inner relatively fluid part of the cytoplasm—compare ectoplasm

endoplasmic \ˌen-də-ˈplaz-mik\play adjective



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