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[en-duh-plaz-uh m] /ˈɛn dəˌplæz əm/

noun, Cell Biology.
the inner portion of the cytoplasm of a cell.
Compare (def 1).
(cytology) the inner cytoplasm in some cells, esp protozoa, which is more granular and fluid than the outer cytoplasm See ectoplasm (sense 1)

endoplasm en·do·plasm (ěn’də-plāz’əm)
A central, less viscous portion of the cytoplasm that is distinguishable in certain cells, especially motile cells and protozoa.
en’do·plas’mic adj.


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