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neuroplasm

[noo r-uh-plaz-uh m, nyoo r-]
noun Anatomy.
  1. the cytoplasm of a nerve cell.
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Origin of neuroplasm

First recorded in 1890–95; neuro- + -plasm
Related formsneu·ro·plas·mat·ic [noo r-oh-plaz-mat-ik, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊ plæzˈmæt ɪk, ˌnyʊər-/, neu·ro·plas·mic, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • The chemistry of the neuroplasm determines the vital function of the phronema.

    The Wonders of Life

    Ernst Haeckel


neuroplasm in Medicine

neuroplasm

(nurə-plăz′əm)
n.
  1. The protoplasm of a neuron.
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