- a combining form representing plasma or cytoplasm in compound words: plasmolysis.
Also especially before a vowel, plasm-.
Origin of plasmo-
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before a vowel plasm-
- of, relating to, or resembling plasmaplasmolysis
from Greek plasma; see plasma
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