What does plasm mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. germ plasm, plasm(noun)

    the protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes

  2. plasma, plasm, blood plasma(noun)

    the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended


  1. plasm(Noun)

    A mold or matrix in which anything is cast or formed to a particular shape.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plasm(noun)

    a mold or matrix in which anything is cast or formed to a particular shape

  2. Plasm(noun)

    same as Plasma

  3. Origin: [L. plasma anything formed or molded, that which is molded, Gr. , , from to form, mold: cf. F. plasme. Cf. Plasma.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plasm

    plazm, n. a mould or matrix: protoplasm—also Plas′ma.—adjs. Plasmat′ic, -al, plastic, formative; Plas′mic, pertaining to plasma, protoplasmic.—ns. Plasmō′dium, composite masses of primitive protozoa, in which numerous units are fused, or in rare cases simply combined in close contact; Plas′mogen, true protoplasm; Plasmog′ony, the generation of an organism from plasma; Plasmol′ogy, minute or microscopic anatomy, histology.—v.t. Plas′molyse.—n. Plasmol′ysis, the contraction of the protoplasm in active cells under the action of certain reagents.—adj. Plasmolyt′ic.

Anagrams for plasm »

  1. palms

  2. lamps

  3. psalm

How to pronounce plasm?

  1. Alex
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  1. plasm


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plasm in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plasm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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