plasmodesm

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plasmodesma or plasmodesm (ˌplæzməˈdɛzmə, ˈplæzməˌdɛzəm)
 
n , pl -desmata, -desms
botany any of various very fine cytoplasmic threads connecting the cytoplasm of adjacent cells via minute holes in the cell walls
 
[C20: from plasmo- + Greek desma bond]
 
plasmodesm or plasmodesm (ˌplæzməˈdɛzmə, ˈplæzməˌdɛzəm, -ˈdɛzmətə)
 
n
 
[C20: from plasmo- + Greek desma bond]

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