somatoplasm

somatoplasm

[suh-mat-uh-plaz-uhm, soh-muh-tuh-]
noun Cell Biology.
the cytoplasm of a somatic cell, especially as distinguished from germ plasm.

Origin:
somato- + -plasm

somatoplastic, adjective
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somatoplasm (ˈsəʊmətəˌplæzəm)
 
n
biology
 a.  the protoplasm of a somatic cell
 b.  Compare germ plasm the somatic cells collectively
 
somato'plastic
 
adj

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somatoplasm so·mat·o·plasm (sō-māt'ə-plāz'əm, sō'mə-tə-)
n.

  1. The entirety of specialized protoplasm, other than germ plasm, constituting the body.

  2. The protoplasm of a somatic cell.


so'ma·to·plas'tic (sō'mə-tə-plās'tĭk) adj.
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