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See definition of protoplasm on Dictionary.com
  • as inmatter
  • as inbody
  • as inflesh

synonyms for protoplasm

  • element
  • material
  • thing
  • amount
  • being
  • body
  • constituents
  • corporeality
  • entity
  • individual
  • object
  • phenomenon
  • quantity
  • stuff
  • substantiality
  • sum
  • corporeity
  • materialness
  • physical world
  • beef
  • muscle
  • meat
  • fat
  • weight
  • brawn
  • food
  • fatness
  • flesh and blood
  • corpuscles
  • cells
  • sinews
  • plasm
  • plasma
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antonyms for protoplasm

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  • abstract
  • concept
  • inanimate
  • insignificance
  • meaninglessness
  • nothing
  • nothingness
  • zero
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How to use protoplasm in a sentence

He was not one of the little pieces of protoplasm running along with the herd.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Let us suppose its first connection with vitality to be in the simplest form of animated matter—that of the protoplasm.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Ages ago, when we were amœbæ or little drops of protoplasm, we had no eyes or nose or separate stomach for digesting food.
THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
In these higher animals this protoplasm is known as germplasm, that in body cells as somatoplasm.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
Man and his civilization are held suspended in protoplasm and sunlight.
THE ARENAVARIOUS
Such movement is caused by tiny lashlike threads of protoplasm called flagella.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
They oxidize organic materials, changing them to compounds that can be absorbed by plants and used in building protoplasm.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Finally, we know that new plant and animal cells are reproduced from the original bit of protoplasm, a single cell.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Food may be taken into the body at any point, the semifluid protoplasm simply rolling over and engulfing the food material.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
This is due to the pushing out of tiny projections of the protoplasm of the cell, called pseudopodia (false feet).
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROTOPLASM

  • ashes
  • bones
  • cadavers
  • carcasses
  • carrion
  • clays
  • corpus delicti
  • dead bodies
  • deceaseds
  • dust
  • relics
  • remains
  • stiffs
  • beef
  • brawn
  • cells
  • corpuscles
  • fat
  • fatness
  • flesh and blood
  • food
  • meat
  • muscle
  • plasm
  • plasma
  • protoplasm
  • sinews
  • weight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.