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cy·to·plast

(sī'tō-plast),
The living intact cytoplasm that remains following cell enucleation.
[cyto- + G. plastos, formed]
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cytoplast

(sī′tə-plăst′)
n.
The intact cytoplasm of a single cell.

cy′to·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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cy·to·plast

(sī'tō-plast)
The living intact cytoplasm that remains following cell enucleation.
[cyto- + G. plastos, formed]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cytoplast

(sī′tō-plăst)
The cytoplasm of a cell as distinguished from the contents of the nucleus.
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