- genetics the sum total of plasmagenes in a cell
C20: from German, from Greek plasma. See plasma
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Examples from the Web for plasmon
There were, however, a loaf and butter and plasmon biscuits on the sideboard.The Lowest Rung
There was Plasmon, that "panacea for all human ills which osteopathy could not reach."The Ordeal of Mark Twain
Van Wyck Brooks
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.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
- The aggregate of cytoplasmic or extranuclear genetic material in an organism.
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