deutoplasm


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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]

deutoplasm

(do͞o′tə-plăz′əm, dyo͞o′-)
n.
The nutritive substances or yolk in the cytoplasm of an ovum or other cell.

deu′to·plas′mic adj.

deutoplasm

[do̅o̅′təplaz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, deuteros + plasma, something formed
the inactive elements of the cytoplasm, primarily the stored nutritive material contained in yolk. Also called 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]

deutoplasm

the yolk or food material of an egg.