idioplasm

[id-ee-uh-plaz-uh m]

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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idioplasm

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