Endoplasm
Endoplasm En"do*plasm, n. [Endo- + Gr. ? anything formed or molded.] (Biol.) The protoplasm in the interior of a cell. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • endoplasm — [en′dō plaz΄əm] n. [ ENDO + PLASM] the inner part of the cytoplasm of a cell: distinguished from ECTOPLASM endoplasmic adj …   English World dictionary

  • endoplasm — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1882 the inner relatively fluid part of the cytoplasm • endoplasmic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endoplasm — n. [Gr. endon, within; plasma, to form or mold] The inner or central part of the cytoplasm of a cell; see ectoplasm …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endoplasm — (en do plazm) The central portion of the cytoplasm in a protozoan …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • endoplasm — Inner, granule rich cytoplasm of amoeba …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • endoplasm — endoplasmic, adj. /en deuh plaz euhm/, n. Cell Biol. the inner portion of the cytoplasm of a cell. Cf. ectoplasm (def. 1). [1880 85; ENDO + PLASM] * * * …   Universalium

  • endoplasm — noun The inner portion of the cytoplasm of a cell …   Wiktionary

  • endoplasm — The inner or medullary part of the cytoplasm, as opposed to the ectoplasm, containing the cell organelles. SYN: entoplasm. * * * en·do·plasm en də .plaz əm n the inner relatively fluid part of the cytoplasm compare ECTOPLASM en·do·pla …   Medical dictionary

  • endoplasm — en·do·plasm || endəʊplæzÉ™m n. inner part of the cytoplasm of a cell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • endoplasm — [ ɛndə(ʊ)plaz(ə)m] noun Biology, dated the more fluid, granular inner layer of the cytoplasm in amoeboid cells. Compare with ectoplasm (in sense 1) …   English new terms dictionary

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