-plasm

-plasm

a combining form with the meanings “living substance,” “tissue,” “substance of a cell,” used in the formation of compound words: endoplasm; neoplasm; cytoplasm.

Origin:
combining form representing Greek plásma. See plasma

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-plasm
 
n combining form
(in biology) indicating the material forming cells: protoplasm; cytoplasm
 
[from Greek plasma something moulded; see plasma]
 
-plasmic
 
adj combining form

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-plasm suff.
Material forming cells or tissue: cytoplasm.

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