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cell sap

noun
1.
the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for cell sap
  • Unlike chlorophyll and carotene, anthocyanins are not attached to cell membranes, but are dissolved in the cell sap.
  • The color produced by these pigments is sensitive to the pH of the cell sap.
  • The role of raffinose is not clear although in other plants it can reduce the ice crystallization temperature in cell sap.
cell sap in Science
cell sap  
The liquid contained within a vacuole of a plant cell. See more at vacuole.
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