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cytoplast

[ sahy-tuh-plast ]
/ ˈsaɪ təˌplæst /
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noun Cell Biology.
the intact, cytoplasmic content of a cell.
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Origin of cytoplast

First recorded in 1890–95; cyto- + -plast

OTHER WORDS FROM cytoplast

cy·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 forms of cytoplast

cytoplastic (ˌsaɪtəʊˈplæstɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for cytoplast

cytoplast
[ sītə-plăst′ ]

n.
The living intact cytoplasm that remains after the cell nucleus has been removed.

Other words from cytoplast

cy′to•plastic (-plăstĭk) adj.
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