Ectoplasm meaning

ĕktə-plăzəm
The luminous, vaporous substance believed by spiritualists to emanate from a medium in a trance.
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(biology) The outer portion of the continuous phase of cytoplasm of a cell, sometimes distinguishable as a somewhat rigid, gelled layer beneath the cell membrane.
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(parapsychology) The visible substance believed to emanate from the body of a spiritualistic medium during communication with the dead.
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(biology) The outer portion of the continuous phase of cytoplasm of a cell, sometimes distinguishable as a somewhat rigid, gelled layer beneath the cell membrane.
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The outer layer of the cytoplasm of a cell.
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(parapsychology) An immaterial or ethereal substance, especially the transparent corporeal presence of a spirit or ghost.
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(cytology) The outer granule-free layer of cytoplasm.
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Origin of ectoplasm

  • ecto- +‎ plasm

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