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