oikoplast

noun

oi·​ko·​plast
ˈȯikəˌplast
plural -s
: one of the ectodermal cells that secrete the gelatinous layer in the Appendicularia

Word History

Etymology

ec- entry 2 + -plast

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“Oikoplast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oikoplast. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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