neuroplasm

[ noo r-uh-plaz-uh m, nyoo r- ]
/ ˈnʊər əˌplæz əm, ˈnyʊər- /

noun Anatomy.

the cytoplasm of a nerve cell.

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Origin of neuroplasm

First recorded in 1890–95; neuro- + -plasm

OTHER WORDS FROM neuroplasm

neu·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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Example sentences from the Web for neuroplasm

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

    The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel

Medical definitions for neuroplasm

neuroplasm
[ nurə-plăz′əm ]

n.

The protoplasm of a neuron.
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