kinoplasm

noun
ki·​no·​plasm | \ ˈkī-nə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce kinoplasm (audio) , ˈkin-ə- How to pronounce kinoplasm (audio) \
variants: also kinoplasma \ -​ˈplaz-​mə How to pronounce kinoplasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of kinoplasm

: an active protoplasmic component held to form filaments and mobile structures (as cilia or spindle fibers)

Other Words from kinoplasm

kinoplasmic \ -​ˈplaz-​mik How to pronounce kinoplasm (audio) \ adjective

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“Kinoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/kinoplasm. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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