plasm

noun
\ ˈpla-zəm How to pronounce plasm (audio) \

Definition of plasm

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: plasma — compare germplasm
variants: or plasmo-

Definition of plasm- (Entry 2 of 3)

: plasma plasmodium plasmolysis

Definition of -plasm (Entry 3 of 3)

: formative or formed material (as of a cell or tissue) endoplasm

First Known Use of plasm

Noun

1747, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for plasm

Noun

Late Latin plasma something molded

Combining form

French, from New Latin plasma

Noun combining form

German -plasma, from New Latin plasma

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plasm

noun
\ ˈplaz-əm How to pronounce plasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of plasm

: plasma — see germplasm

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