cytoplast


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cy·to·plast

 (sī′tə-plăst′)
n.
The intact cytoplasm of a single cell.

cy′to·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.

cytoplast

(ˈsaɪtəʊˌplɑːst; -ˌplæst)
n
(Microbiology) the intact cytoplasm of a single cell
cytoplastic adj

cy•to•plast

(ˈsaɪ təˌplæst)

n.
the intact cytoplasmic content of a cell.
[1890–95]
cy`to•plas′tic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cytoplast - the intact cytoplasmic content of a cell
cytol, cytoplasm - the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism
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Zhang said "extensive molecular-biological investigations to evaluate the mitochondrial DNA makeup of the human fetuses in this case could detect no carryover of mitochondrial DNA from the patient into the donor cytoplast.
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22) The adult nucleus placed into the egg cytoplast (the egg cell without its own nucleus) is not the functional equivalent of what is formed by the union of sperm and egg.