deutoplasm

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deu·to·plasm

 (do͞o′tə-plăz′əm, dyo͞o′-)
n.
The nutritive substances or yolk in the cytoplasm of an ovum or other cell.

deu′to·plas′mic adj.

deutoplasm

(ˈdjuːtəˌplæzəm) or

deuteroplasm

n
(Biology) rare nutritive material in a cell, esp the yolk in a developing ovum
ˌdeutoˈplasmic, ˌdeutoˈplastic adj

deu•to•plasm

(ˈdu təˌplæz əm, ˈdyu-)

n.
nutritive material, as yolk, in an egg or ovum.
[1880–85; < Greek deút(eros) second + -o- + -plasm]
deu`to•plas′mic, adj.