ergastoplasm

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noun er·gas·to·plasm \(ˌ)ər-ˈga-stə-ˌpla-zəm\

Definition of ergastoplasm

  1. :  ribosome-studded endoplasmic reticulum

ergastoplasmic

play \(ˌ)ər-ˌga-stə-ˈplaz-mik\ adjective

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ergastoplasm

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noun er·gas·to·plasm \-tə-ˌplaz-əm\

Medical Definition of ergastoplasm

  1. :  ribosome-studded endoplasmic reticulum

ergastoplasmic

\-ˌgas-tə-ˈplaz-mik\play adjective

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