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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


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