- the contents of a cell within the cell membrane, considered as a fundamental entity.
- the primordial living unit or cell.
Origin of protoplast
Related Words for protoplastprecursor, type, creation, novelty, father, forerunner, invention, exemplar, pattern, master, model, prototype, archetype, precedent, paradigm, coinage
Examples from the Web for protoplast
Historical Examples of protoplast
He furrowed his protoplast brow that looked as youthful as it had a century ago.
I came out of the chamber all protoplast except for the spinal zone.
For this, the simplest form of the protoplast community is a single pair.Opuscula
Robert Gordon Latham
Verse cxxiv., protoplast, the original, the thing first formed.The Browning Cyclopdia
Fortunately the time was already past when protoplast patients were looked upon as something mildly freakish and to be pitied.