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protoplasm

 [pro´to-plazm]
the viscid, translucent colloid material, the essential constituent of the living cell, including cytoplasm and nucleoplasm. adj., adj protoplas´mic.

pro·to·plasm

(prō'tō-plazm),
1. Living matter, the substance of which animal and vegetable cells are formed.
See also: cytoplasm, nucleoplasm.
2. The total cell material, including cell organelles. Compare: cytoplasm, cytosol, hyaloplasm.
Synonym(s): plasmogen
[proto- + G. plasma, thing formed]

protoplasm

/pro·to·plasm/ (pro´to-plazm) the viscid, translucent colloid material, the essential constituent of the living cell, including cytoplasm and nucleoplasm.protoplas´mic

protoplasm

(prō′tə-plăz′əm)
n.
The complex, semifluid, translucent substance that constitutes the interior matter of a living cell and is composed of proteins, fats, and other molecules suspended in water. It includes the cytoplasm, the nucleus in eukaryotes, and organelles such as mitochondria.

pro′to·plas′mic (-plăz′mĭk), pro′to·plas′mal (-plăz′məl)(-plăz-măt′ĭk), pro′to·plas·mat′ic (-plăz-măt′ĭk) adj.

protoplasm

See cytoplasm.

pro·to·plasm

(prō'tō-plazm)
1. Living matter, the substance of which animal and vegetable cells are formed.
See also: cytoplasm, nucleoplasm
2. The total cell material, including cell organelles.
Compare: cytoplasm, cytosol, hyaloplasm
[proto- + G. plasma, thing formed]

protoplasm

The whole of the internal substance of the living cell, consisting of the material surrounding the nucleus (the CYTOPLASM) and the nuclear material (nucleoplasm).

protoplasm

the living contents of a cell, i.e. the cytoplasm and nucleus.

pro·to·plasm

(prō'tō-plazm)
1. Living matter, the substance of which animal and vegetable cells are formed.
2. Total cell material, including cell organelles.
[proto- + G. plasma, thing formed]

protoplasm (prō´tōplazəm),

n a living substance; composed mainly of five basic materials: carbohydrates, electrolytes, lipids, proteins, and water and having the properties of both a complex solution and a heterogeneous colloid. The cell nucleus and cytoplasm are two major subdivisions of protoplasm.

protoplasm

the viscid, translucent colloid material, the essential constituent of the living cell, including cytoplasm and nucleoplasm.