- protoplasm, especially the semifluid content of a protozoan.
Origin of sarcode
1850–55; < French, alteration of Greek sarkṓdēs fleshy
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Examples from the Web for sarcode
Examine a bit of sarcode under the microscope; note the spicules.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
Sometimes used synonymously for the "sarcode" of the Protozoa.The Ancient Life History of the Earth
Henry Alleyne Nicholson
Ectoplasm, ek′to-plasm, n. the exterior protoplasm or sarcode of a cell.
Usually the sarcode, issuing from the openings of the capsule, forms a stronger cylinder, with peculiar movements.
The sarcode of all these deep-sea Rhizopods has many large black-brown pigment-cells.