noun plas·tin \ˈplastə̇n\

Definition of plastin



  1. 1 :  an acidophilic component of protoplasm more or less coextensive with the presumed highly polymerized protein framework of cytoplasm and nucleus

  2. 2 :  the substance of the true nucleolus

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Origin and Etymology of plastin

International Scientific Vocabulary plast- (from Greek plastos) + -in; probably originally formed in German

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