Meaning of ECTOPLASM in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈek-tə-ˌpla-zəm ]


Date: 1883

1. : the outer relatively rigid granule-free layer of the cytoplasm usually held to be a gel reversibly convertible to a sol

2. : a substance held to produce spirit materialization and telekinesis

• ec·to·plas·mic ˌek-tə-ˈplaz-mik adjective

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