Definition of plasmolyticum in US English:

plasmolyticum

noun

Biology
  • Any substance or solution used to cause plasmolysis in plant cells.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in New Phytologist. From German Plasmolytikum from plasmo- + ancient Greek λυτικός able to loosen.

Pronunciation

plasmolyticum

/ˌplazməˈlɪtɪkəm/