sporoplasm


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sporoplasm

 [spor´o-plazm]
the protoplasm of a spore.

spo·ro·plasm

(spō'rō-plazm),
The protoplasm of a spore.
[sporo- + G. plasma, thing formed]

sporoplasm

/spo·ro·plasm/ (spor´o-plazm″)
1. the protoplasm of spores.
2. in certain protozoa, the central mass of cytoplasm that leaves the spores as an amebula to infect the host.

sporoplasm

(spôr′ə-plăz′əm)
n.
The contents of a spore of certain parasitic microorganisms, which is injected into and infects a host cell.

sporoplasm

the protoplasm of a spore.
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