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ectosarc

[ek-tuh-sahrk] /ˈɛk təˌsɑrk/
noun, Biology
1.
the ectoplasm of a protozoan (opposed to endosarc).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; ecto- + -sarc
Related forms
ectosarcous, adjective
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ectosarc

/ˈɛktəʊˌsɑːk/
noun
1.
(zoology) the ectoplasm of an amoeba or any other protozoan
Derived Forms
ectosarcous, adjective
Word Origin
C19: ecto- + -sarc, from Greek sarx flesh
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