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idioplasm

[id-ee-uh-plaz-uh m] /ˈɪd i əˌplæz əm/
noun, Biology
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; idio- + -plasm
Related forms
idioplasmic, idioplasmatic
[id-ee-oh-plaz-mat-ik] /ˌɪd i oʊ plæzˈmæt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for idioplasm

idioplasm

/ˈɪdɪəʊˌplæzəm/
noun
1.
another name for germ plasm
Derived Forms
idioplasmic, idioplasmatic (ˌɪdɪəʊplæzˈmætɪk) adjective
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