[noo-klee-uh-plaz-uh m, nyoo-]
- the protoplasm of the nucleus of a cell.
Origin of nucleoplasm
Also called karyoplasm.
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It comprises the cell-protoplasm and a nucleus imbedded in it whose substance is known as the nucleoplasm.Sex
- the protoplasm in the nucleus of a plant or animal cell that surrounds the chromosomes and nucleolusAlso called: karyoplasm
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- Protoplasm of a cell nucleus.karyoplasm
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- The jellylike material within a cell nucleus, containing the nucleolus and chromatin. See more at nucleus.
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