- the gelatinous outer layer of cytoplasm of the pseudopod of an ameba, beneath the cell membrane.
Origin of plasmagel
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- another name for ectoplasm (def. 1)
- A jellylike state of cytoplasm, characteristically occurring in the pseudopod of the amoeba.
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