deuteroplasm


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deu·to·plasm

(dū'tō-plazm),
The yolk of a meroblastic egg; the nonliving material in the cytoplasm, especially that stored in the ovum as food for the developing embryo, the most common types being lipoid droplets and yolk granules.
Synonym(s): deuteroplasm
[deuto- + G. plasma, thing formed]

deuteroplasm

/deu·tero·plasm/ (doo´ter-o-plazm″) the passive or inactive materials in protoplasm, especially reserve foodstuffs, such as yolk.

deuteroplasm

deu·to·plasm

(dū'tō-plazm)
The yolk of a meroblastic egg; the nonliving material in the cytoplasm, especially that stored in the oocyte as food for the developing embryo, the commonest types being lipoid droplets and yolk granules.
Synonym(s): deuteroplasm.
[deuto- + G. plasma, thing formed]