symplast

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symplast

(ˈsɪmplæst)
n
(Botany) botany the continuous system of protoplasts, linked by plasmodesmata and bounded by the cell wall
symˈplastic adj
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Fragments of different sizes, from multinuclear symplasts to exosomes, are emitted from the villi and fall into the uterine veins; a part of them are embolized by pulmonary capillaries and smaller particles fall in the systemic circulation.
Narayana, "Methyl parathion induces the formation of symplasts by round spermatid fusion and alters the biochemical parameters in the testis," Morphologie, vol.
Formation of multinuclear cells resembling symplasts merged from lymphocytes affected by virus were rarely found.