idioplasma definition

  • noun:
    • a percentage associated with mobile protoplasm the seat of all of the energetic modifications, and which keeps on the big event of hereditary transmission; distinguished from other portion, that will be called nutritive plasma.
    • That percentage of the cellular protoplasm which is the seat of all of the energetic changes, and which carries on the event of genetic transmission; -- distinguished from the other portion, which is called nutritive plasma. See hygroplasm.
    • Same as germ-plasma.

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