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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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).
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

protoplasm

the living contents of a cell, i.e. the cytoplasm and nucleus.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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