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plasmon

 [plaz´mon]
the hereditary factors of the cytoplasm of an oocyte.

plas·mon

(plaz'mŏn),
The total of the extrachromosomal genetic determinants of the eukaryotic cell cytoplasm.
Synonym(s): plasmotype
[cytoplasm + -on]

plasmon

/plas·mon/ (plaz´mon) the hereditary factors of the egg cytoplasm.

plasmon

(plăz′mŏn′)
n.
1. The aggregate of cytoplasmic or extranuclear genetic material in an organism.
2. A quantum of collective electron oscillation in a metal, considered as a quasiparticle and analogous to the oscillations of a plasma consisting of stationary positive ions and a gas of electrons.

plasmon

An antiquated term for the sum of intracellular DNA exclusive of nuclear DNA, and according to some, also exclusive of mitochondrial DNA; individual fragments of DNA had been termed plastogenes.

plas·mon

(plaz'mon)
The total of the extrachromosomal genetic properties of the eukaryotic cell cytoplasm.
[cytoplasm + -on]

plasmon

extrachromosomal hereditary factors.