deutoplasm

[doo-tuh-plaz-uh m, dyoo-]

Origin of deutoplasm

1880–85; < Greek deút(eros) second + -o- + -plasm
Related formsdeu·to·plas·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deutoplasm

deutoplasm

deuteroplasm (ˈdjuːtərəʊˌplæzəm)

noun
  1. rare nutritive material in a cell, esp the yolk in a developing ovum
Derived Formsdeutoplasmic or deutoplastic, adjective
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deutoplasm in Medicine

deutoplasm

[dōōtə-plăz′əm]
n.
  1. The nutritive substances in the cytoplasm, especially the yolk of an ovum.deuteroplasm
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