paraplasm


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paraplasm

 [par´ah-plazm]
any abnormal growth.

par·a·plasm

(par'ă-plazm),
1. Obsolete term for hyaloplasm.
2. Malformed or abnormal tissue.
[para- + G. plasma, a thing formed]

paraplasm

(1) An obsolete term for the fluid component of cytoplasm; i.e., cytosol. 
(2) An obsolete, nonspecific term for abnormally formed tissue; e.g., malformation.
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