from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The denser or more solid portion of the protoplasm of the cell, as distinguished from the more fluid portion, or hygroplasm.
- noun In corals, a delicate endothecal structure occupying different positions in the corallite, often forming vertical processes in the interseptal loculi or encircling septa, or acting as true endotheca.
- noun In botany, same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Biol.) The solid or insoluble portion of the cell protoplasm. See
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- noun biology The
solidor insolubleportion of the cell protoplasm.
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