from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In biology, the cell-nucleus together with the cytoplasm which it influences or dominates: almost synonymous with cell, except that it does not include such structures as the wall of the plant-cell.
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- n. a biological unit consisting of a nucleus and the body of cytoplasm with which it interacts
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