periplasm

[ per-uh-plaz-uhm ]
/ ˈpɛr əˌplæz əm /

noun

an outer cytoplasmic layer that surrounds the oosphere in certain fungi.

QUIZZES

GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?

Origin of periplasm

First recorded in 1885–90; peri- + -plasm
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020