from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The fluid component of cytoplasm, excluding organelles and the insoluble, usually suspended, cytoplasmic components.
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- n. The aqueous solution of a cell's cytoplasm, consisting of water, organic molecules and inorganic ions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The soluble components of the fluid matter enclosed within the cellular membrane; the portion of the cytoplasm which remains after removal of particulate components.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the aqueous part of the cytoplasm within which various particles and organelles are suspended
cyto- + sol(ution).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)