from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The protoplasm outside the nucleus of a cell.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The contents of a cell except for the nucleus. It includes cytosol, organelles, vesicles, and the cytoskeleton.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The substance of the body of a cell, as distinguished from the
karyoplasma, or substance of the nucleus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as protoplasm.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism
cyto- + plasm (Wiktionary)