bioplasm
n. [Gr. bios, life; plassein, to mold]
Protoplasm.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Bioplasm — Bi o*plasm (b[imac] [ o]*pl[a^]z m), n. [Gr. bi os life + pla sma form, mold, fr. pla ssein to mold.] (Biol.) A name suggested by Dr. Beale for the germinal matter supposed to be essential to the functions of all living beings; the material… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bioplasm — [bī′ō plaz΄əm] n. living matter; protoplasm * * * …   Universalium

  • bioplasm — [bī′ō plaz΄əm] n. living matter; protoplasm …   English World dictionary

  • bioplasm —   n. living protoplasm.    ♦ bioplasmic, a.    ♦ bioplast, n. minute portion of bioplasm …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bioplasm — noun Any living matter, but especially germinal or forming matter; matter possessing reproductive vitality; protoplasm, especially in its relation to living processes and development. See Also: bioplasmic, paraplasm …   Wiktionary

  • bioplasm — Protoplasm, especially in its relation to living processes and development. [bio + G. plasma, thing formed] …   Medical dictionary

  • bioplasm — n. matter, stuff, substance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bioplasm — n. Germinal matter …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bioplasm — bi·o·plasm …   English syllables

  • bioplasm — /ˈbaɪoʊplæzəm/ (say buyohplazuhm) noun → protoplasm …   Australian English dictionary

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