Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang

cell sap

the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell.
Origin of cell sap
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for cell sap
Historical Examples
  • It then passes into the cells by osmosis, and there becomes part of the cell sap.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
  • This fluid, which in most cells is colorless, is called the cell sap, and is composed mainly of water.

  • Here we have a mass of protoplasm with a nucleus (n) and cavities (vacuoles, v) filled with cell sap, but no cell wall.

  • The cell sap, which partly fills the interior of the root hair, is a fluid of greater density than the water outside in the soil.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
cell sap in Science
cell sap  
The liquid contained within a vacuole of a plant cell. See more at vacuole.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cell sap

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cell

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for cell sap