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sporoplasm

[ spawr-uh-plaz-uhm, spohr- ]
/ ˈspɔr əˌplæz əm, ˈspoʊr- /
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noun
the protoplasm within a spore that is injected into a host cell by various parasitic organisms.
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Origin of sporoplasm

First recorded in 1890–95; sporo- + -plasm
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