(of languages, especially those of Europe and Asia) neither Indo-European nor Semitic.
(defs 3, 4).
alloplast alloplast al·lo·plast (āl’ə-plāst’) n. A graft of an inert metal or plastic material. An inert foreign body used for transplantation into tissues.
noun (biology) part of the cytoplasm that is specialized to form cilia, flagella, and similar structures
implantation of a synthetic material to replace a diseased or damaged body tissue or organ. alloplasty al·lo·plas·ty (āl’ə-plās’tē) n. The repair of defects by allotransplantation. A surgical operation in which a synthetic material, such as stainless steel, replaces a body part or tissue.
alloploidy alloploidy al·lo·ploi·dy (al- ō-ploy’dē) n. A hybrid individual or cell having two or more sets of chromosomes derived from two different species. alloploid adj.