ectosarc

noun
ec·​to·​sarc | \ ˈek-tə-ˌsärk How to pronounce ectosarc (audio) \

Medical Definition of ectosarc

: the semisolid external layer of protoplasm in some unicellular organisms (as an ameoba) : ectoplasm

Other Words from ectosarc

ectosarcous \ ˌek-​tə-​ˈsär-​kəs How to pronounce ectosarcous (audio) \ adjective

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“Ectosarc.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ectosarc. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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