[ ek-tuh-sahrk ]
/ ˈɛk təˌsɑrk /
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the ectoplasm of a protozoan (opposed to endosarc).
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OTHER WORDS FROM ectosarcec·to·sar·cous, adjective
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The cytoplasm is very highly differentiated: especially the ectoplasm or ectosarc.
Note also many minute oval sacs lying side by side in the ectosarc.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for ectosarc
/ (ˈɛktəʊˌsɑːk) /
zoology the ectoplasm of an amoeba or any other protozoan
Derived forms of ectosarcectosarcous, adjective
Word Origin for ectosarc
C19: ecto- + -sarc, from Greek sarx flesh
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