biophor


biophor
n. [Gr. bios, life; phorein, to carry]
A hypothetical ultimate supramolecular unit capable of life.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Biophor — Bi o*phor Biophore Bi o*phore (b[imac] [ o]*f[=o]r ), n. [Gr. bi os life + fo ros bearing, fr. fe rein to bear.] (Biol.) One of the smaller vital units of a cell, the bearer of vitality and heredity. See Pangen, in Supplement. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biophor — Bio|phor der; s, e <zu ↑bio... u. ↑...phor, eigtl. »Lebensträger«> früher angenommene Elementareinheit des Zellplasmas …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • biophor — bi·o·phor …   English syllables

  • biophor(e) —   n. biogen …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • biophor — noun see biophore …   Useful english dictionary

  • Biophore — Biophor Bi o*phor Biophore Bi o*phore (b[imac] [ o]*f[=o]r ), n. [Gr. bi os life + fo ros bearing, fr. fe rein to bear.] (Biol.) One of the smaller vital units of a cell, the bearer of vitality and heredity. See Pangen, in Supplement. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biofor — biofór s. m. (sil. bi o ), pl. biofóri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BIOFÓR s.m. Nume dat de diferiţi biologi formelor de viaţă foarte mici, invizibile. [< germ. Biophor, cf. gr. bios – viaţă, phoros – purtător].… …   Dicționar Român

  • biophore — См. biophor …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Plasom — Pla|som das; s, e <verkürzt aus Plasmatosom zu ↑Plasma u. gr. sõma »Leib, Körper«> (selten) svw. ↑Biophor …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch


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