Endoplasm

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endoplasm

[′en·də‚plaz·əm]
(cell and molecular biology)
The inner, semifluid portion of the cytoplasm.

Endoplasm

 

in animals and plants, the interior layer of cytoplasm. The endoplasm lies next to the nucleus and contains more organoids and other inclusions than the ectoplasm. The endoplasm is distinctly marked in many protozoans and in some tissue cells, for example, fibroblasts. The cytoplasm is conventionally divided into the ectoplasm and the endoplasm.