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plasmagel

[plaz-muh-jel]
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noun
  1. the gelatinous outer layer of cytoplasm of the pseudopod of an ameba, beneath the cell membrane.
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Origin of plasmagel

First recorded in 1920–25; plasma + gel
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British Dictionary definitions for plasmagel

plasmagel

noun
  1. another name for ectoplasm (def. 1)
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plasmagel in Medicine

plasmagel

(plăzmə-jĕl′)
n.
  1. A jellylike state of cytoplasm, characteristically occurring in the pseudopod of the amoeba.
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