cytosol

[sahy-tuh-sawl, -sol]
noun Cell Biology.
the water-soluble components of cell cytoplasm, constituting the fluid portion that remains after removal of the organelles and other intracellular structures.

Origin:
1965–70; cyto- + sol(ution), on the model of hydrosol, etc.

cytosolic [sahy-tuh-sol-ik] , adjective
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cytosol (ˈsaɪtəʊˌsɒl)
 
n
the solution of proteins and metabolites inside a biological cell, in which the organelles are suspended

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cytosol cy·to·sol (sī'tə-sôl')
n.
The fluid component of cytoplasm, excluding organelles and the insoluble, usually suspended, cytoplasmic components.

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cytosol   (sī'tə-sôl', -sŏl')  Pronunciation Key 
The fluid component of cytoplasm, containing the insoluble, suspended cytoplasmic components. In prokaryotes, all chemical reactions take place in the cytosol. In eukaryotes, the cytosol surrounds the organelles.
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The cytosol is the gelatinous fluid that fills the cell and surrounds the organelles.
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