ergastic

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adjective er·gas·tic \(ˌ)ər-ˈga-stik\

Definition of ergastic

  1. :  constituting the nonliving by-products of protoplasmic activity ergastic substances

Origin and Etymology of ergastic

Greek ergastikos able to work, from ergazesthai to work, from ergon work


First Known Use: circa 1896

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ergastic

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adjective er·gas·tic \(ˌ)ər-ˈgas-tik\

Medical Definition of ergastic

  1. :  constituting the nonliving by-products (as intracellular deposits of starch or fat) of protoplasmic activity


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