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ectoplasm


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ectoplasm  \Ec"to*plasm\,  n.  [Ecto-  +  Gr  ?  form.]  (Biol.) 
  a  The  outer  transparent  layer  of  protoplasm  in  a  developing 
  ovum. 
  b  The  outer  hyaline  layer  of  protoplasm  in  a  vegetable 
  cell. 
  c  The  ectosarc  of  protozoan. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ectoplasm 
  n  1:  (in  spiritualism)  the  substance  supposed  to  emanate  from  the 
  body  of  the  medium  during  a  trance 
  2:  the  outer  granule-free  layer  of  cytoplasm 




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