plasm-


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plasm-

pref.
Variant of plasmo-.
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plasm-

var. of plasmo- before a vowel: plasmapheresis.

-plasm

a combining form with the meanings “living substance,” “tissue,” “substance of a cell”: cytoplasm; neoplasm.
[comb. form representing Greek plásma. See plasma]
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