archoplasm

noun
ar·cho·plasm | \ˈärkəˌplazəm\
variants: or less commonly archoplasma \ˌ⸗⸗ˈplazmə \
plural -s

Definition of archoplasm 

: supposedly specialized protoplasm formerly held to constitute the achromatic figure but now usually regarded as an optical artifact indicative of changes in colloidal state occurring during mitosis opposed to trophoplasm

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Other Words from archoplasm

archoplasmic \¦⸗⸗¦plazmik \ adjective

History and Etymology for archoplasm

New Latin archoplasma, from archo- (from Greek archōn ruler) + -plasma

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