Deutoplasm
Deutoplasm Deu"to*plasm, n. [Pref. deuto- + Gr. ? form.] (Biol.) The lifeless food matter in the cytoplasm of an ovum or a cell, as distinguished from the active or true protoplasm; yolk substance; yolk. [1913 Webster]

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  • deutoplasm — [do͞ot′ōplaz΄əm, dyo͞ot′ōplaz΄əm, do͞ot′əplaz΄əm, dyo͞ot′əplaz΄əm] n. [ DEUTO + PLASM] the yolky substance in eggs or ova that provides food for the developing embryo deutoplasmic [do͞ot′ōplaz′mik, dyo͞ot′ōplaz′mik, do͞ot′əplaz′mik,… …   English World dictionary

  • deutoplasm — См. deuteroplasm …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • deutoplasm — deutoplasmic, adj. /dooh teuh plaz euhm, dyooh /, n. Embryol. the reserve nutritive material, as a yolk granule, in the ovarian cytoplasm. [1880 85; < Gk deút(eros) second + O + PLASM] * * * …   Universalium

  • deutoplasm — The yolk of a meroblastic egg; the nonliving material in the cytoplasm, especially that stored in the ovum as food for the developing embryo, the commonest types being lipoid droplets and yolk granules. SYN: deuteroplasm. [deuto + G. plasma,… …   Medical dictionary

  • deutoplasm — deu·to·plasm …   English syllables

  • deutoplasm — n.; see yolk …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • deutoplasm — deu•to•plasm [[t]ˈdu təˌplæz əm, ˈdyu [/t]] n. dvl nutritive material, as yolk, in an egg or ovum • Etymology: 1880–85; < Gk deút(eros) second + o + plasm deu to•plas′mic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • deutoplasm — /ˈdjutəplæzəm/ (say dyoohtuhplazuhm) noun Embryology that part of the ovocyte which furnishes the nourishment of the embryo …   Australian English dictionary

  • deutoplasm —   n. yolk of egg.    ♦ deutoplasmic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • deutoplasm — …   Useful english dictionary

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