- the ectoplasm of a protozoan (opposed to endosarc).
Origin of ectosarc
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Note also many minute oval sacs lying side by side in the ectosarc.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
The cytoplasm is very highly differentiated: especially the ectoplasm or ectosarc.
- zoology the ectoplasm of an amoeba or any other protozoan
Word Origin for ectosarc
C19: ecto- + -sarc, from Greek sarx flesh
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