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ectoplasm

ec·to·plasm

ectoplasm

pronunciation:
ek t plae zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: the outer part of the material surrounding the nucleus of a cell. (Cf. endoplasm.)
Word Parts
The word ectoplasm contains the following parts:
ec, ect, ecto Greek root that means out, outside
synonyms:
ex-, exo-, extr-, extra-, exter-