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 (no͞o′klē-ə-plăz′əm, nyo͞o′-)
The protoplasm of a cell nucleus. Also called karyoplasm.

nu′cle·o·plas′mic, nu′cle·o·plas·mat′ic (-ō-plăz-măt′ĭk) adj.


(Biology) the protoplasm in the nucleus of a plant or animal cell that surrounds the chromosomes and nucleolus. Also called: karyoplasm
ˌnucleoˈplasmic, ˌnucleoplasˈmatic adj


(ˈnu kli əˌplæz əm, ˈnyu-)

the liquid content of the cell nucleus.
nu`cle•o•plas′mic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nucleoplasm - 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 frequencies of micronuclei and nuclear buds were elevated after 20-min exposure to 10-20 mg/l, while nucleoplasmatic bridges were only enhanced by R at the highest dose (20 mg/l).
The procedure for scoring micronuclei (MNi), nucleoplasmatic bridges (NPBs) and nuclear buds (NBUDs) were carried out according to Fenech (2000).