ectoplasm


ec·to·plasm

noun \ˈek-tə-ˌplaz-əm\

Definition of ECTOPLASM

: the outer relatively rigid granule-free layer of the cytoplasm usually held to be a gel reversibly convertible to a sol—compare endoplasm
ec·to·plas·mic \ˌek-tə-ˈplaz-mik\ adjective

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