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  1. a combining form representing plasma or cytoplasm in compound words: plasmolysis.
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Also especially before a vowel, plasm-.

Origin of plasmo-

combining form, representing Greek plásma. See plasma, -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for plasmo-


before a vowel plasm-

combining form
  1. of, relating to, or resembling plasmaplasmolysis
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Word Origin

from Greek plasma; see plasma
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plasmo- in Medicine


  1. Plasma:plasmin.
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