- the contents of a cell within the cell membrane, considered as a fundamental entity.
- the primordial living unit or cell.
Origin of protoplast
OTHER WORDS FROM protoplastpro·to·plas·tic, adjective
Words nearby protoplast
How to use protoplast in a sentence
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|Edward Berdoe
The differentiation into nucleus and cytoplasm represents a division of labour in the protoplast.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
Or, supposing such protoplast pairs to have been numerous, what were the respective original locations of each?Man and His Migrations|R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham
Fortunately the time was already past when protoplast patients were looked upon as something mildly freakish and to be pitied.Man Made|Albert R. Teichner