[spawr-uh-plaz-uhm, spohr-]
the protoplasm within a spore that is injected into a host cell by various parasitic organisms.
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The spore injects the infective sporoplasm into the eukaryotic host cell through the polar tubule.
The hungry sporoplasm travel along the fish's nervous system to large areas of cartilage in the head and spine on which they feed.
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