deutoplasm

[doo-tuh-plaz-uh m, dyoo-]

noun Embryology.

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

Nearby words

  1. deuteroplasm,
  2. deuterostome,
  3. deuterotoky,
  4. deuto-,
  5. deuton,
  6. deutsch,
  7. deutsch, babette,
  8. deutsche mark,
  9. deutscher,
  10. deutscher, isaac

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

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