protoplasm

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pro·to·plasm

 (prō′tə-plăz′əm)
n.
The complex, semifluid, translucent substance that constitutes the interior matter of a living cell and is composed of proteins, fats, and other molecules suspended in water. It includes the cytoplasm, the nucleus in eukaryotes, and organelles such as mitochondria.

pro′to·plas′mic (-plăz′mĭk), pro′to·plas′mal (-plăz′məl), pro′to·plas·mat′ic (-plăz-măt′ĭk) adj.

protoplasm

(ˈprəʊtəˌplæzəm)
n
(Biology) biology the living contents of a cell, differentiated into cytoplasm and nucleoplasm
[C19: from New Latin, from proto- + Greek plasma form]
ˌprotoˈplasmic, ˌprotoplasˈmatic, ˌprotoˈplasmatic adj

pro•to•plasm

(ˈproʊ təˌplæz əm)

n.
1. the colloidal and liquid substance of which cells are formed, excluding horny, chitinous, and other structural material; the cytoplasm and nucleus.
2. (formerly) cytoplasm.
[1840–50; < New Latin prōtoplasma]
pro`to•plas′mic, adj.

pro·to·plasm

(prō′tə-plăz′əm)
A substance resembling jelly that forms the living matter in all plant and animal cells. Protoplasm is made up of proteins, fats, and other substances suspended in water. It includes the nucleus and cytoplasm.

protoplasm

- A mixture of organic and inorganic substances, such as protein and water, it is regarded as the physical basis of life.
See also related terms for protein.

protoplasm

Cytoplasm plus nucleoplasm (the substance that forms the cell nucleus).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.protoplasm - the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)protoplasm - the substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)
substance - the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"
cytol, cytoplasm - the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism
karyoplasm, nucleoplasm - the protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell
germ plasm, plasm - the protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes
blood platelet, platelet, thrombocyte - tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting
Translations
protoplazma
protoplasme
protoplazma
protoplazma
frymi
protoplazma
protoplazma
protoplazma

protoplasm

[ˈprəʊtəʊplæzəm] Nprotoplasma m

protoplasm

nProtoplasma nt

protoplasm

[ˈprəʊtəʊˌplæzm] nprotoplasma m

protoplasm

(ˈprəutəplӕzəm) noun
the half-liquid substance that is found in all living cells.

pro·to·plasm

n. protoplasma, parte esencial de la célula que incluye el citoplasma y el núcleo.