periplast


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periplast

[′per·ə‚plast]
(cell and molecular biology)
A cell membrane.
A pellicle covering ectoplasm.
(histology)
The stroma of an animal organ.
(invertebrate zoology)
The ectoplasm of a flagellate.
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Historically, these layers have been referred to by a variety of terms, including the periplast (Dodge and Crawford, 1970; Kevin et al.
The "amorphous layer" of the periplast described by Kevin et al.