ergastoplasm


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ergastoplasm

(ɜːˈɡæstəˌplæzəm)
n
(Biology) biology endoplasm that is associated with protein synthesis
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The accumulation of lipids in barb medullary cells is different from that of adipocytes since in the former cells lipids form while both mitochondria and ergastoplasm disappear indicating a degenerative process (in adipocytes instead mitochondria and ergastoplasm remain active).