Definition of Ectoplasms

1. Noun. (plural of ectoplasm) ¹



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Definition of Ectoplasms

1. ectoplasm [n] - See also: ectoplasm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ectoplasms

ectopic tachycardia
ectopic teratosis
ectopic testis
ectopic thyroid
ectopic ureter
ectopically
ectopies
ectopion
ectopions
ectoplacental
ectoplacental cavity
ectoplasm
ectoplasmatic
ectoplasmic
ectoplasmic tube contraction
ectoplasms (current term)
ectoplastic
ectoproct
ectoprocta
ectoprocts
ectoprotein
ectoprotein kinase
ectopterygoid
ectopterygoids
ectopy
ectoretina
ectorganism
ectorhinal
ectosarc
ectosarcs

Literary usage of Ectoplasms

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1. Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Frederic William Henry Myers (1903)
"(y) In the classes of ectoplasms already enumerated, there has been at ... We now come to ectoplasms without apparent connection with the organism from ..."

2. The Widow's Mite and Other Psychic Phenomena by Isaac Kaufman Funk (1911)
""(E) In describing these imperfectly aggregated ectoplasms we have already touched on the next class, that of quasi-organic detached ..."

3. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Henry Dallinger (1891)
"... which meet, fuse together (thereby showing the want of firmness of their ' ectoplasms '), and form a connecting bridge between their cavities (K). ..."

4. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1858)
"... and these should be aided by fomentations, emollient ectoplasms, and blisters. In purely chronic states of inflammation, gentle and lot;- continued ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1907)
"The various materializations and ectoplasms, as Mr. Myers calls them, might be the reactions of discarnate spirits on this psychic force. ..."

6. The Protozoa by Gary Nathan Calkins (1901)
"If the fusion is temporary, as in the majority of forms, the two ectoplasms fuse at or near the mouth parts, and a protoplasmic bridge is formed between the ..."

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