somatoplasm

noun
so·ma·to·plasm | \sō-ˈmat-ə-ˌplaz-əm, ˈsō-mət-ə- \

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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