plasm-


variant of plasmo- before a vowel: plasmapheresis.

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Definition for plasm- (2 of 2)

-plasm

a combining form with the meanings “living substance,” “tissue,” “substance of a cell,” used in the formation of compound words: endoplasm; neoplasm; cytoplasm.

Origin of -plasm

Combining form representing Greek plásma.See plasma
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British Dictionary definitions for plasm- (1 of 2)

plasm
/ (ˈplæzəm) /

noun

protoplasm of a specified typegerm plasm
a variant of plasma

British Dictionary definitions for plasm- (2 of 2)

-plasm

n combining form

(in biology) indicating the material forming cellsprotoplasm; cytoplasm

Derived forms of -plasm

-plasmic, adj combining form

Word Origin for -plasm

from Greek plasma something moulded; see plasma
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Medical definitions for plasm- (1 of 3)

plasm
[ plăzəm ]

n.

Germ plasm.

Medical definitions for plasm- (2 of 3)

plasm-

pref.

Variant ofplasmo-

Medical definitions for plasm- (3 of 3)

-plasm

suff.

Material forming cells or tissue:cytoplasm.
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