What does protoplast mean?

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ˈproʊ təˌplæstpro·to·plast

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. energid, protoplast(noun)

    a biological unit consisting of a nucleus and the body of cytoplasm with which it interacts


  1. protoplast(Noun)

    A prototype or archetype.

  2. protoplast(Noun)

    The contents of a plant cell.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protoplast(noun)

    the thing first formed; that of which there are subsequent copies or reproductions; the original

  2. Protoplast(noun)

    a first-formed organized body; the first individual, or pair of individuals, of a species

  3. Origin: [L. protoplastus the first man, Gr. formed or created first; first + formed, fr. to form.]


  1. Protoplast

    Protoplast, from the ancient Greek πρῶτον + verb πλάθω or πλάττω, initially referred to the first organized body of a species. Protoplast has several biological definitions: ⁕A protoplast is a plant, bacterial or fungal cell that had its cell wall completely or partially removed using either mechanical or enzymatic means. ⁕Protoplasts: Have their cell wall entirely removed ⁕Spheroplasts: Have their cell wall only partially removed ⁕More generally protoplast refers to that unit of biology which is composed of a cell's nucleus and the surrounding protoplasmic materials.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of protoplast in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of protoplast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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