Who was the first scientist or inventor to use the term 'protoplasm'?
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An eponym is when a medical term is derived from the name of an important what?
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Who discovered and introduced the term protoplasm?
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What is the name of the first scientist who used the term element?
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Was Robert hooke the first scientist to use the term cell?
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What is the contribution of J E Purkinje in the studies of cells?
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Who was the first scientist to use the term element?
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Who coined the term protoplasm?
It was first discovered by ' Johannes Purkinje ' in 1940. This word was used by Johannes Purkinje of Prague who had studied the contents of plant cells. Purkinje decided to call this living cell substance protoplasm from the Greek name Protoplastus which, in turn, came from the ancient liturgy of the Christian church.
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What is the term for the jellylike substance that is contained inside the cell membrane?
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What is a protoplasm within the cell?
Protoplasm is the liquid contents of a cell, however, this term is not commonly used any more. There are divisions of protoplasm, such as cytoplasm - the liquid contents of the cell outside of the nucleus, and nucleoplasm - the liquid contents of the inside of the nucleus. It is composed of water, proteins, amino acids, nucleic acids, and other materials used within a cell.
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Which scientist first said the scientific term eureka?
"Eureka" is not really a scientific term - it is Greek for "I've found it". This is reputed to have been said by Archimedes (c. 287 BC - c. 212 BC) who was mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer, when he suddenly realised the way to tackle a problem which had been posed to him - how to tell if a golden crown was pure gold, or had it been tampered with and cheaper metals used.