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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The body of a cell.

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  • noun biology, uncountable The cytoplasm within a cell; the cell outside of the nucleus.
  • noun biology, countable A type of cellular organelle which is enclosed by a membrane.

Etymologies

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From cyto- + -some.

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