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[hahy-al-uh-plaz-uh m, hahy-uh-luh-]
noun Cell Biology.
  1. ground substance.
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Origin of hyaloplasm

First recorded in 1885–90; hyalo- + -plasm
Related formshy·al·o·plas·mic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hyaloplasm

Historical Examples of hyaloplasm

  • Hyaloplasm: the clear, semi-fluid material between the meshes of the cell reticulum.

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British Dictionary definitions for hyaloplasm


  1. the clear nongranular constituent of cell cytoplasm
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Derived Formshyaloplasmic, adjective
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hyaloplasm in Medicine


  1. The clear, fluid portion of cytoplasm as distinguished from the granular and netlike components.ground substance
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