plasmoptysis

noun
plas·​mop·​ty·​sis | \ plaz-ˈmäp-tə-səs How to pronounce plasmoptysis (audio) \
plural plasmoptyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce plasmoptysis (audio) \

Medical Definition of plasmoptysis

: the bursting forth of protoplasm from a cell through rupture of the cell wall

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“Plasmoptysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plasmoptysis. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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