karyoplasm


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kar·y·o·plasm

 (kăr′ē-ə-plăz′əm)

karyoplasm

(ˈkærɪəʊˌplæzəm)
n
(Biology) another name for nucleoplasm
ˌkaryoˈplasmic adj

nu•cle•o•plasm

(ˈnu kli əˌplæz əm, ˈnyu-)

n.
the liquid content of the cell nucleus.
[1885–90]
nu`cle•o•plas′mic, adj.

karyoplasm

the substance forming the nucleus of a cell. — karyoplasmic, karyoplasmatic, adj.
See also: Cells
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.karyoplasm - the protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell
living substance, protoplasm - the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)
cell nucleus, karyon, nucleus - a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
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The nucleus occupied approximately half the cell, and a large number of basophilic nucleoli were dispersed in the cortex of the karyoplasm (Fig.
The karyoplasm is filled with condensed chromatin blocks, located predominantly under the plasma membrane, and with fine ly dispersed chromatin.