ectoplasmic
adjective see ectoplasm

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ectoplasmic — ectoplasm ► NOUN ▪ a viscous substance that supposedly exudes from the body of a medium during a spiritualistic trance and forms the material for the manifestation of spirits. DERIVATIVES ectoplasmic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • ectoplasmic — See ectoplasm. * * * …   Universalium

  • ectoplasmic — adjective Relating to, or having the properties or appearance of, ectoplasm …   Wiktionary

  • ectoplasmic — Synonyms and related words: astral, ethereal, etheric, ghostish, ghostlike, ghostly, ghosty, incorporeal, phantasmal, phantasmic, phantom, phantomic, phantomlike, psychic, shadowy, specterlike, spectral, spiritual, supernatural, wraithlike,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ectoplasmic — adj. pertaining to the outer part of a cytoplasm (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ectoplasmic — ec·to·plasmic …   English syllables

  • ectoplasmic — adjective see ectoplasm * * * ectoplasˈmic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ecto …   Useful english dictionary

  • ectoplasmic tube contraction — Model for amoeboid movement in which it is proposed that protrusion of a pseudopod is brought about by contraction of the sub plasmalemmal region everywhere else in the cell thus squeezing the central cytoplasm forwards. See frontal zone… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • ectoplasmic substance —    see ectoplasm …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • ectoplasm — ectoplasmic, ectoplasmatic /ek teuh plaz mat ik/, adj. /ek teuh plaz euhm/, n. 1. Biol. the outer portion of the cytoplasm of a cell. Cf. endoplasm. 2. Spiritualism. the supposed emanation from the body of a medium. [1880 85; ECTO + PLASM] * * *… …   Universalium

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