trophoplasm

noun
tro·​pho·​plasm | \ ˈtrō-fə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce trophoplasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of trophoplasm

: apparently relatively undifferentiated protoplasm once held to be nutritive in function

Other Words from trophoplasm

trophoplasmic \ ˌtrō-​fə-​ˈplaz-​mik How to pronounce trophoplasm (audio) \ adjective

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“Trophoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trophoplasm. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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