cytoplasm

[sahy-tuh-plaz-uhm]
noun Cell Biology.
the cell substance between the cell membrane and the nucleus, containing the cytosol, organelles, cytoskeleton, and various particles.

Origin:
1870–75; cyto- + -plasm

cytoplasmic, adjective
cytoplasmically, adverb
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cytoplasm (ˈsaɪtəʊˌplæzəm)
 
n
the protoplasm of a cell contained within the cell membrane but excluding the nucleus: contains organelles, vesicles, and other inclusions
 
cyto'plasmic
 
adj

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cytoplasm
1874, from cyto- + -plasm.
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cytoplasm cy·to·plasm (sī'tə-plāz'əm)
n.
The protoplasm outside a cell nucleus.


cy'to·plas'mic (-plāz'mĭk) adj.
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cytoplasm   (sī'tə-plāz'əm)  Pronunciation Key 
The jellylike material that makes up much of a cell inside the cell membrane, and, in eukaryotic cells, surrounds the nucleus. The organelles of eukaryotic cells, such as mitochondria, the endoplasmic reticulum, and (in green plants) chloroplasts, are contained in the cytoplasm. The cytoplasm and the nucleus make up the cell's protoplasm. See more at cell.
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cytoplasm [(seye-tuh-plaz-uhm)]

The material within a biological cell that is not contained in the nucleus or other organelles.

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Example sentences
Mitochondria are tiny organelles embedded deep in the cytoplasm of almost every
  cell in your body.
Most important, however, was figuring out the correct timing for the entry of
  the imported nucleus into the egg's cytoplasm.
The nuclear genome is copied, and the cytoplasm is divided.
Once infected and established in the host, the virus replicates within the cell
  of the host in the cell's cytoplasm.
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