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Definition for plasm- (2 of 2)
Origin of -plasm
Example sentences from the Web for plasm-
Are acquired powers transmitted to posterity, or is the germ plasm unaffected by its environment?
It would seem that a stemonitis, for example, must owe the rise of the spore-plasm to the play of different machinery.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
But this difference is easily explained by their difference in consistency, the crystal being solid and the plasm semi-fluid.
The "miracle of life" is in essence nothing but the metabolism of the living matter, or of the plasm.
In my opinion, this paradoxical theory of death has no more basis than the germ-plasm theory he has ingeniously connected with it.