Meaning of IDIOPLASM in English

ˈidēəˌplazəm noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary idio- + -plasm; originally formed as German idioplasma

: the part of protoplasm held to function specifically in transmission of hereditary properties and commonly equated with chromatin — opposed to trophoplasm

• id·io·plas·mat·ic | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|plaz|mad.ik or id·io·plas·mic -zmik adjective

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