periplast


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periplast

(ˈpɛrɪˌplæst)
n
1. (Biology) the hard and plated cell wall of a single-celled organism
2. (Biology) obsolete any cell wall
3. (Biology) obsolete (in T.H. Huxley's terminology) the intercellular material surrounding both animal and plant cells, seen as responsible for nutrition and growth
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