Paraplasm

Definition

noun

(1) A metaplastic substance; an abnormal growth.

(2) Archaic term for hyaloplasm, the more transparent, fluid material between the meshes of the cytoplasm.

(3) Cell inclusion.


Supplement

Word origin: para-+ Greek plasma: a thing formed.
Related forms: paraplasmic (adjective)

Synonym: hyaloplasm


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 17 December 2008, at 10:26. This page has been accessed 827 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link