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plasmosome

[plaz-muh-sohm] /ˈplæz məˌsoʊm/
noun, Cell Biology.
1.
a true nucleolus, as distinguished from a karyosome.
Origin of plasmosome
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; plasmo- + -some3
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  • The equatorial plate often shows both the larger component of the pair and the plasmosome (fig. 71).

    Studies in Spermatogenesis Nettie Maria Stevens
  • In figure 74 the two unequal elements are completely separated and the plasmosome has disappeared.

    Studies in Spermatogenesis Nettie Maria Stevens
British Dictionary definitions for plasmosome

plasmosome

/ˈplæzməˌsəʊm/
noun
1.
another name for nucleolus
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