periplasmodium

noun
peri·plasmodium | \ ¦perə+ \

Definition of periplasmodium 

: a multinucleate mass of protoplasm in various anthers that surrounds the sporocytes and pollen grains and is formed by fusion of tapetal cells following breakdown of their walls

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History and Etymology for periplasmodium

New Latin, from peri- + plasmodium

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