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Definition of "plasm" [plasm]

  • See germ plasm. (noun)
  • Variant of plasma. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "plasm" in a sentence
  • "Fortunately for you it is the only any kind of plasm that is enticing in any situation."
  • "He also speaks of the sensitiveness of "plasm," or the substance of "living bodies," as being "only a superior degree of the general irritability of substance.""
  • "Older than flowers, older than ferns, older than foraminiferae, older than plasm altogether is the soul underneath."