Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

periplast

play
noun peri·plast \ˈper-ə-ˌplast\

Definition of periplast

  1. :  plasma membrane; also :  a proteinaceous subcellular layer below the plasma membrane especially of a euglena



1853

First Known Use of periplast

1853


Medical Dictionary

periplast

play
noun peri·plast \ˈper-ə-ˌplast\

Medical Definition of periplast




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up periplast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a very small amount

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

accommodate acommodate acommadate accomodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ