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cytoplasm

Pronunciation: si'to-plazm

Definition: The substance of the protoplasm of a cell, exclusive of the nucleus, which contains various organelles and inclusions.

[cyto- + G. plasma, thing formed]

See Also: protoplasm, hyaloplasm, cytosol

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