En`chy*lem"ma\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to pour in + ? anything received.] (Biol.) The basal substance of the cell nucleus; a hyaline or granular substance, more or less fluid during life, in which the other parts of the nucleus are imbedded.
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