noun see plasmodesma

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plasmodesm — noun see plasmodesma * * * plasmodesm /plazˈmō dezm/ or plasmodesma / dezˈma/ noun (pl plasmodesmaˈta) (Gr desmos bond) a thread of protoplasm connecting cells • • • Main Entry: ↑plasm …   Useful english dictionary

  • plasmodesm — plas·mo·desm …   English syllables

  • plasmodesma — also plasmodesm noun (plural plasmodesmata or plasmodesmas) Etymology: New Latin plasmodesma, from plasma + Greek desmat , desma bond, from dein to bind more at diadem Date: 1905 one of the cytoplasmic strands passing through openings in some… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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