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movement of the cytoplasm within a cell, without external deformation of the cell wall.
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The movement of the protoplasm and contained plastids within the protozoan cell.
[G., fr. kykloō, to move around]
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n. pl. cyclo·ses (-sēz)
The streaming rotary motion of protoplasm within certain cells and one-celled organisms.
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cyclosissee CYTOPLASMIC STREAMING.
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