Protoplast

Definition of Protoplast

Pro´to`plast
n.1.
1.The thing first formed; that of which there are subsequent copies or reproductions; the original.
2.(Biol.) A first-formed organized body; the first individual, or pair of individuals, of a species.
A species is a class of individuals, each of which is hypothetically considered to be the descendant of the same protoplast, or of the same pair of protoplasts.
- Latham.

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