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cytoplasm (n.)

"protoplasm, organic substance forming the essential constituent of cells," 1870, from cyto- "cell" + -plasm. Related: Cytoplasmic.

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Definitions of cytoplasm

cytoplasm (n.)
the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism;
Synonyms: cytol
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