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(spiritualism) a substance supposed to emanate from the body of the medium during a trance

the outer granule-free layer of cytoplasm

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Espin contains an additional actin-binding site in its N terminus and is a major actin-bundling protein of the Sertoli cell-spermatid ectoplasmic specialization junctional plaque.
Ectoplasmic extrusions appeared to behave like the eyes of a snail, retracting when touched and reemerging when unmolested.
The action-packed gameplay progresses as players complete jobs as fearless rookies who explore a series of haunted environments that must be cleared of any ectoplasmic threats.
95) tells of a seance that unmasks a dangerous medium impostor and the potential of immortality, Daniel Stashower's ECTOPLASMIC MAN (9781848564923, $9.
Hellboy also has a new commander taking over the helm at the Bureau Of Paranormal Research and Defence (BPRD), ectoplasmic German Johann Kraus is a great addition to the team with some interesting results.
To Hellboy's fury and Manning's smug satisfaction, the government drafts in a new team leader over Hellboy's head, an ectoplasmic German called Johann Krauss, who is basically just a wisp of shape-shifting smoke inside what looks like a diver's outfit.
Johann Krauss is an ectoplasmic medium who can brieWy bring things back to life.
That's Hellboy and his girlfriend Liz (Selma Blair), who bursts into flames whenever she's upset, their erudite fish-man pal Abe Sapien (Doug Jones, on both voice and rubber-suit duty this time -- David Hyde Pierce did the talking in the first "Hellboy") and a new odd thing: Krauss, a by-the-book Prussian type who's really just an ectoplasmic mist contained in a retro diving-bell-type suit ("Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane does the vocal honors).
Adrian Richards and Georgia Dolan - whose accent is particularly well achieved - do well as the friends caught up in the ectoplasmic extravagances - and John Payne scores special points as the butler.
In the first issue, we see Feely's colorful parapersona, Ned Slade, start to leak out of his nose, thus unveiling his newfound, ectoplasmic super-masculinity.
I was referring to their possibly ectoplasmic character.
One of them showed a distinct ectoplasmic form materialising, and this was not in the other prints taken at the same time.
But while you're immersed in its ectoplasmic toils, you get the full measure of domestic creepiness and occult horror.
Although increased serum y-glutamyltransferase (GGT)4 has been regarded as a biomarker of hepatobiliary disease and alcohol consumption, cellular GGT is an ectoplasmic enzyme responsible for the extracellular catabolism of glutathione and is widely distributed in various cells with high secretory or absorptive activities (1).
There, much to the outrage of his audience, Emerson succeeded in blurring the figure of Jesus so drastically that he becomes little more than a sort of ectoplasmic abstraction.