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deutoplasm

[doo-tuh-plaz-uh m, dyoo-] /ˈdu təˌplæz əm, ˈdyu-/
noun, Embryology
1.
the reserve nutritive material, as a yolk granule, in the ovarian cytoplasm.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Greek deút(eros) second + -o- + -plasm
Related forms
deutoplasmic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deutoplasm

deutoplasm

/ˈdjuːtəˌplæzəm/
noun
1.
(rare) nutritive material in a cell, esp the yolk in a developing ovum
Derived Forms
deutoplasmic, deutoplastic, adjective
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deutoplasm in Medicine

deutoplasm deu·to·plasm (dōō'tə-plāz'əm, dyōō'-)
n.
The nutritive substances in the cytoplasm, especially the yolk of an ovum. Also called deuteroplasm.

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