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cell sap

noun

  1. the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell.


cell sap

  1. The liquid contained within a vacuole of a plant cell.
  2. See more at vacuole


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cell sap1

First recorded in 1885–90

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Example Sentences

The watery cell-sap (cytolymph) plays an important part in many of the larger cells.

Mrs. Dana, in "Plants and her children," uses the term "sweet stuff" for nectar, "watery-broth" for the cell-sap of plants.

They are found in the cytoplasma, or in the cell-sap, and can be fixed in picric acid and stained in methylene blue.

Maltose rarely occurs as such in plants, although its presence in the cell-sap of leaves has sometimes been reported.

It then passes into the cells by osmosis, and there becomes part of the cell sap.

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