cytoplast

[ sahy-tuh-plast ]
/ ˈsaɪ təˌplæst /

noun Cell Biology.

the intact, cytoplasmic content of a cell.

Origin of cytoplast

First recorded in 1890–95; cyto- + -plast
Related formscy·to·plas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cytoplast

cytoplast

/ (ˈsaɪtəʊˌplɑːst, -ˌplæst) /

noun

the intact cytoplasm of a single cell
Derived Formscytoplastic (ˌsaɪtəʊˈplæstɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for cytoplast

cytoplast

[ sītə-plăst′ ]

n.

The living intact cytoplasm that remains after the cell nucleus has been removed.
Related formscy′to•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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