[sahr-kuh-plaz-uh m]

noun Biology.

the cytoplasm of a striated muscle fiber.

Origin of sarcoplasm

First recorded in 1895–1900; sarco- + -plasm Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for sarcoplasm



the cytoplasm of a muscle fibre
Derived Formssarcoplasmic, adjective
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Medicine definitions for sarcoplasm




The cytoplasm of a striated muscle fiber.
Related formssar′co•plas•matic (-plăz-mătĭk) null adj.
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