Hygroplasm

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hygroplasm (Biol) The fluid portion of the cell protoplasm, in opposition to stereoplasm, the solid or insoluble portion. The latter is supposed to be partly nutritive and partly composed of idioplasm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hygroplasm Same as hygroplasma.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. wet + form, mold