Paramitome Par`a*mi"tome, n. [Pref. para- + mitome.] (Biol.) The fluid portion of the protoplasm of a cell. [1913 Webster]

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  • paramitome — para·mitome …   English syllables

  • paramitome — |parə+ noun Etymology: para (I) + mitome; originally formed as German paramitom : the ground substance of protoplasm as contrasted with mitome …   Useful english dictionary

  • mitome — ˈmīd.ˌōm noun ( s) Etymology: German mitom, from mit + om ome : the supposed fibrillar reticulum of protoplasm compare paramitome …   Useful english dictionary

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