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plasmolyze

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verb plas·mo·lyze \ˈplaz-mə-ˌlīz\

Definition of plasmolyze

plasmolyzedplasmolyzing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to plasmolysis

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo plasmolysis



1888

First Known Use of plasmolyze

1888


Medical Dictionary

plasmolyze

verb plas·mo·lyze

Medical Definition of plasmolyze

plasmolyzed or chiefly British plasmolysed; plasmolyzing or chiefly British plasmolysing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to subject to plasmolysis

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo plasmolysis



Variants of plasmolyze

or chiefly British plasmolyse \ˈplaz-mə-ˌlīz\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "plasmolyze"


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