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noun, Cell Biology.
the cytoplasm of a somatic cell, especially as distinguished from germ plasm.

the protoplasm of a somatic cell
the somatic cells collectively Compare germ plasm

somatoplasm so·mat·o·plasm (sō-māt’ə-plāz’əm, sō’mə-tə-)

The entirety of specialized protoplasm, other than germ plasm, constituting the body.

The protoplasm of a somatic cell.

so’ma·to·plas’tic (sō’mə-tə-plās’tĭk) adj.


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