panmerism

noun

pan·​mer·​ism
ˈpanməˌrizəm
plural -s
: a theory in biology: protoplasm is made up of panmeristic units whose adaptive responses are the ultimate cause of growth and evolutionary change

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary panmeristic + -ism

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“Panmerism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/panmerism. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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