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(Biology) another name for nucleoplasm
ˌkaryoˈplasmic adj


(ˈnu kli əˌplæz əm, ˈnyu-)

the liquid content of the cell nucleus.
nu`cle•o•plas′mic, adj.


the substance forming the nucleus of a cell. — karyoplasmic, karyoplasmatic, adj.
See also: Cells
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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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(a) Histological examination showed crowded cells in the liver, striking karyokinesis, and a significantly increased karyoplasmic ratio (x100).
Current studies on the effects of bromocriptine have shown shrunken cytoplasm and greater karyoplasmic ratios.
The spindle shape of these cells gradually became shorter or disappeared, and the karyoplasmic ratio decreased after induction for 7 days.