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clasmatosis

Pronunciation: klaz'ma-to'sis

Definition: The extension of pseudopodialike processes in unicellular organisms and blood cells by plasmolysis rather than by a true formation of pseudopodia.

[G. klasma, a fragment, + -osis, condition]

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