chromatoplasm

noun
chro·​mato·​plasm
variants: or less commonly chromoplasm \ ˈkrōməˌp-​ \
plural -s

Definition of chromatoplasm

: the peripheral protoplasm of a blue-green alga containing chlorophyll and accessory pigments together with stored substances

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History and Etymology for chromatoplasm

International Scientific Vocabulary chromat- or chrom- + -plasm; originally formed as German chromatoplasma

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