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Bioplasm \Bi"o*plasm\ (b[imac]"[-o]*pl[a^]z'm), n. [Gr. bi`os life + pla`sma form, mold, fr. pla`ssein to mold.] (Biol.) A name suggested by Dr. Beale for the germinal matter supposed to be essential to the functions of all living beings; the material through which every form of life manifests itself; unaltered protoplasm.


n. (context biology English) Any living matter, but especially germinal or forming matter; matter possessing reproductive vitality; protoplasm, especially in its relation to living processes and development.

Usage examples of "bioplasm".

It's really going to bleed, because there's a lot of blood going in and out of the pumps and it's going to break some of the vessels in the bioplasm when it pushes like that.

Everything is real right up to the bioplasm: that's the most complicated thing—it can really grow a blood system.

The womb into which each egg goes is bioplasmed and contractile, the whole environment closely duplicating a specific natural pregnancy which has served Reseune for forty-nine years: it replicates all the movements, the sounds, the chemical states, and the interactive cycles of a living womb.

The azi techs swab out the womb, flush it repeatedly, and the chief tech begins the process that will coat it in bioplasm.

Everything is real right up to the bioplasm: that's the most complicated thing-it can really grow a blood system.

The two opening sections of this book treat of kami that were in the minds even of the makers of the myths little more than mud and water[13]--the mere bioplasm of deity.

He ignored the bioplasm that splashed upon his face, and he kept punching until he broke through the plastic membrane that protected the forcefield conduits.