plasmagel

[ plaz-muh-jel ]
/ ˈplæz məˌdʒɛl /

noun

the gelatinous outer layer of cytoplasm of the pseudopod of an ameba, beneath the cell membrane.

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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Medicine definitions for plasmagel

plasmagel

[ plăzmə-jĕl′ ]

n.

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