somatoplasm

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so·mat·o·plasm

 (sō-măt′ə-plăz′əm, sō′mə-tə-)
n.
1. The entirety of protoplasm, other than the germplasm, constituting the body.
2. The protoplasm of a somatic cell.

so′ma·to·plas′tic (sō′mə-tə-plăs′tĭk) adj.

somatoplasm

(ˈsəʊmətəˌplæzəm)
n
(Biology) biology
a. the protoplasm of a somatic cell
b. the somatic cells collectively. Compare germplasm
ˌsomatoˈplastic adj