deuteroplasm


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

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]

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]
Mentioned in ?