Definition of bioplast in English:

bioplast

noun

Biology
historical
  • In the terminology of L. S. Beale: a unit of bioplasm as an independently existing entity capable of growth and reproduction; the living part of a cell.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Lionel Smith Beale (1828–1906), physician and microscopist. From bio- + -plast, after bioplasm.

Pronunciation

bioplast

/ˈbʌɪə(ʊ)ˌplast/