idioplasm

[ id-ee-uh-plaz-uh m ]
/ ˈɪd i əˌplæz əm /
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noun Biology.


Nearby words

  1. idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis,
  2. idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis,
  3. idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura,
  4. idiopathy,
  5. idiophone,
  6. idiosyncrasy,
  7. idiosyncratic,
  8. idiot,
  9. idiot board,
  10. idiot box

Origin of idioplasm

First recorded in 1885–90; idio- + -plasm

Related formsid·i·o·plas·mic, id·i·o·plas·mat·ic [id-ee-oh-plaz-mat-ik] /ˌɪd i oʊ plæzˈmæt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for idioplasm

idioplasm

/ (ˈɪdɪəʊˌplæzəm) /

noun

another name for germ plasm
Derived Formsidioplasmic or idioplasmatic (ˌɪdɪəʊplæzˈmætɪk), adjective

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