deutoplasm

[ doo-tuh-plaz-uh m, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu təˌplæz əm, ˈdyu- /

noun Embryology.

the reserve nutritive material, as a yolk granule, in the ovarian cytoplasm.

Origin of deutoplasm

1880–85; < Greek deút(eros) second + -o- + -plasm

Related forms

deu·to·plas·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for deutoplasm

deutoplasm

deuteroplasm (ˈdjuːtərəʊˌplæzəm)

/ (ˈdjuːtəˌplæzəm) /

noun

rare nutritive material in a cell, esp the yolk in a developing ovum

Derived Forms

deutoplasmic or deutoplastic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for deutoplasm

deutoplasm

[ dōōtə-plăz′əm ]

n.

The nutritive substances in the cytoplasm, especially the yolk of an ovum.deuteroplasm
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