Exoplasm
Exoplasm \Ex"o*plasm\, n. [Exo- + Gr. ? from, fr. ? to mold.] (Biol.) See {Ectosarc}, and {Ectoplasm}. [1913 Webster]

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  • exoplasm — SYN: ectoplasm. * * * exo·plasm (ekґso plaz″əm) ectoplasm …   Medical dictionary

  • exoplasm — ex·o·plasm …   English syllables

  • exoplasm — n. Biol. = ECTOPLASM. * * * ˈeksōˌplazəm noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary exo + plasm : ectoplasm 1 * * * exˈoplasm noun Ectoplasm • • • Main Entry: ↑exo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ectosarc — Ec to*sarc, n. [Ecto + Gr. ?, ?, flesh.] (Biol.) The semisolid external layer of protoplasm in some unicellular organisms, as the am[oe]ba; ectoplasm; exoplasm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flippase — Flippases (rarely, flipases) are enzymes located in the membrane responsible for aiding the movement of phospholipid molecules between the two leaflets that compose a cell s membrane (transverse diffusion). Their existence was predicted in 1972… …   Wikipedia

  • ectoplasm — The peripheral, more viscous cytoplasm of a cell; it contains microfilaments but is lacking in other organelles. SYN: exoplasm. [ecto + G. plasma, something formed] * * * ec·to·plasm ek tə .plaz əm n the outer relatively rigid granule free layer… …   Medical dictionary

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