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periplasm

[per-uh-plaz-uh m] /ˈpɛr əˌplæz əm/
noun
1.
an outer cytoplasmic layer that surrounds the oosphere in certain fungi.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; peri- + -plasm
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