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plasmagel

[ plaz-muh-jel ]
/ ˈplæz məˌdʒɛl /
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noun
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
/ (ˈplæzməˌdʒɛl) /

noun
another name for ectoplasm (def. 1)
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Medical definitions for plasmagel

plasmagel
[ plăzmə-jĕl′ ]

n.
A jellylike state of cytoplasm, characteristically occurring in the pseudopod of the amoeba.
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