somatoplasm

noun
so·​ma·​to·​plasm | \ sō-ˈmat-ə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce somatoplasm (audio) , ˈsō-mət-ə- How to pronounce somatoplasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of somatoplasm

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 Oct. 2020.

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