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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“Periplasmodium.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/periplasmodium. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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