plasmagel

noun

plas·​ma·​gel ˈplaz-mə-ˌjel How to pronounce plasmagel (audio)
: gelated cytoplasm
especially : the outer firm zone of a pseudopodium

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plasmagel was circa 1923

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“Plasmagel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plasmagel. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

plasmagel

noun
plas·​ma·​gel ˈplaz-mə-ˌjel How to pronounce plasmagel (audio)
: gelated protoplasm
especially : the outer firm zone of a pseudopodium
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