plasm

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noun \ˈpla-zəm\

Definition of plasm

  1. :  plasma — compare germplasm

Origin and Etymology of plasm

Late Latin plasma something molded


First Known Use: 1747


plasm-

combining form

Definition of plasm-

  1. :  plasma <plasmodium> <plasmolysis>

Variants of plasm-

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plasmo-

Origin and Etymology of plasm-

French, from New Latin plasma


-plasm

noun combining form

Definition of -plasm

  1. :  formative or formed material (as of a cell or tissue) <endoplasm>

Origin and Etymology of -plasm

German -plasma, from New Latin plasma


Medical Dictionary

plasm

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noun \ˈplaz-əm\

Medical Definition of plasm

  1. :  plasma—see germ plasm


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