Plasmogen Plas"mo*gen, n. [Plasma + -gen.] (Biol.) The important living portion of protoplasm, considered a chemical substance of the highest elaboration. Germ plasm and idioplasm are forms of plasmogen. [1913 Webster]

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  • plasmogen — SYN: protoplasm. [plasmo + G. gen, producing] …   Medical dictionary

  • plasmogen — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Germ plasm — (Biol.) See {Plasmogen}, and {Idioplasm}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • protoplasm — 1. Living matter, the substance of which animal and vegetable cells are formed. SEE ALSO: cytoplasm, nucleoplasm. 2. The total cell material, including cell organelles. Cf.:cytoplasm, cytosol, hyaloplasm. SYN: plasmogen. [ …   Medical dictionary

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