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(Biology) another name for nucleoplasm
ˌkaryoˈplasmic adj
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(ˈnu kli əˌplæz əm, ˈnyu-)

the liquid content of the cell nucleus.
nu`cle•o•plas′mic, adj.
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the substance forming the nucleus of a cell. — karyoplasmic, karyoplasmatic, adj.
See also: Cells
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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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Oocytes with characteristics similar to those of ripe oocytes, such as oocyte size, hematoxylin-0.5% eosin staining of the eosinophilic cytoplasm, nucleus size, chromatin distribution in the karyoplasm, etc., could be seen clearly in the ovary during the late active stage.
NF-[kappa]B translocation from the cytoplasm to karyoplasm (nucleoplasm) was determined by comparing the amounts of protein in dermal papilla cells and lamin B.
The karyoplasm is filled with condensed chromatin blocks, located predominantly under the plasma membrane, and with fine ly dispersed chromatin.