ectosarc


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ec·to·sarc

(ek'tō-sark),
The outer membrane, or ectoplasm, of a protozoon.
[ecto- + G. sarx, flesh]
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ectosarc

(ĕk′tə-särk′)
n.
The ectoplasm of certain protozoans, such as an amoeba.
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