From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
Ectoplasm \Ec"to*plasm\, noun [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) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "ectoplasm": animal cell, aura, bioplast, cell, cellular tissue, cellule, chromatoplasm, coenocyte, corpuscle, cytoplasm, ectoplasy, effluvium, emanation, endoplasm, energid, eucaryotic cell, exteriorized protoplasm, germ cell, plant cell, plasmodium, procaryotic cell, protoplasm, reticulum, somatic cell, syncytium, trophoplasm
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