periplast

noun
peri·​plast | \ ˈper-ə-ˌplast How to pronounce periplast (audio) \

Definition of periplast

: plasma membrane also : a proteinaceous subcellular layer below the plasma membrane especially of a euglena

First Known Use of periplast

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Periplast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/periplast. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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periplast

noun
peri·​plast | \ ˈper-ə-ˌplast How to pronounce periplast (audio) \

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