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cytoplasm

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noun cy·to·plasm \ˈsīt-ə-ˌplaz-əm\

Medical Definition of cytoplasm

  1. :  the organized complex of inorganic and organic substances external to the nuclear membrane of a cell and including the cytosol and membrane-bound organelles (as mitochondria or chloroplasts)

  2. cy·to·plas·mic \ˌsīt-ə-ˈplaz-mik\play adjective
    cy·to·plas·mi·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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