Dictionary

cytosol

noun cy·to·sol \ˈsī-tə-ˌsäl, -ˌsl\

Definition of CYTOSOL

:  the fluid portion of the cytoplasm exclusive of organelles and membranes —called also ground substance
cy·to·sol·ic \ˌsī-tə-ˈsä-lik, -ˈs-\ adjective

First Known Use of CYTOSOL

1970

cytosol

noun cy·to·sol \ˈsīt-ə-ˌsäl, -ˌsl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYTOSOL

:  the fluid portion of the cytoplasm exclusive of organelles and membranes—called also hyaloplasm, ground substance
cy·to·sol·ic \ˌsīt-ə-ˈsäl-ik, -ˈsl-\ adjective

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: CytosporaPrevious Word in the Dictionary: cytoskeletonAll Words Near: cytosol
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears