ergastic


er·gas·tic

adjective \(ˌ)ər-ˈgas-tik\

Definition of ERGASTIC

:  constituting the nonliving by-products of protoplasmic activity <ergastic substances>

Origin of ERGASTIC

Greek ergastikos able to work, from ergazesthai to work, from ergon work
First Known Use: circa 1896

Other Cell Biology Terms

cytology, gamete, vacuole, zygote

er·gas·tic

adjective \(ˌ)ər-ˈgas-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERGASTIC

: constituting the nonliving by-products (as intracellular deposits of starch or fat) of protoplasmic activity

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