cyclosis


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cyclosis

 [si-klo´sis]
movement of the cytoplasm within a cell, without external deformation of the cell wall.

cy·clo·sis

(sī-klō'sis),
The movement of the protoplasm and contained plastids within the protozoan cell.
[G., fr. kykloō, to move around]

cyclosis

(sī-klō′sĭs)
n. pl. cyclo·ses (-sēz)
The streaming rotary motion of protoplasm within certain cells and one-celled organisms.

cyclosis

see CYTOPLASMIC STREAMING.

cyclosis

movement of the cytoplasm within a cell, without external deformation of the cell wall.