symplast

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sym·plast

(sim'plast),
A multinucleated cell that has formed by fusion of separate cells.
[sym- + G. plastos, formed]

symplast

that part of a plant consisting of the PLASMALEMMA and the cytoplasm contained within the plasmalemma, outside which is the APOPLAST (2). The symplastic organisation enables symplastic transport between live cells, via PLASMODESMATA.
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