somatoplasm

noun

so·​ma·​to·​plasm sō-ˈmat-ə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce somatoplasm (audio) ˈsō-mət-ə- How to pronounce somatoplasm (audio)
1
: protoplasm of somatic cells as distinguished from that of germ cells
2
: somatic cells as distinguished from germ cells

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“Somatoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somatoplasm. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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