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plasmon

noun
  1. genetics the sum total of plasmagenes in a cell

Word Origin

C20: from German, from Greek plasma. See plasma
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Examples from the Web for plasmon

Historical Examples

  • There were, however, a loaf and butter and plasmon biscuits on the sideboard.

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    Mary Cholmondeley

  • There was Plasmon, that "panacea for all human ills which osteopathy could not reach."

  • Plasmon biscuit was made of the best flour mixed with 30 per cent.

  • The rations were found sufficient, but the plasmon biscuits were so hard that they had to be broken with a geological hammer.

  • MacAlister, who was deeply interested in the plasmon fortunes, was anxious to get the product adopted by the army.


plasmon in Medicine

plasmon

([object Object])
n.
  1. The aggregate of cytoplasmic or extranuclear genetic material in an organism.
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