adjective eu·ry·plas·tic \¦yu̇rə̇¦plastik, -rē¦-\

Definition of euryplastic

  1. :  exhibiting great capacity for modification and adaptability to a wide range of environmental conditions :  capable of great evolutionary differentiation —opposed to stenoplastic — compare pseudoplastic


noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of euryplastic

eury- + plastic

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