chromatoplasm

noun chro·mato·plasm
variants: less commonly

chromoplasm

\ˈkrōməˌp-\

Definition of chromatoplasm

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of chromatoplasm

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


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