Ectosarc



[ek-tuh-sahrk] /ˈɛk təˌsɑrk/

noun, Biology.
1.
the ectoplasm of a protozoan (opposed to ).
/ˈɛktəʊˌsɑːk/
noun
1.
(zoology) the ectoplasm of an amoeba or any other protozoan

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