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Pronunciation: kar'e-o-limf

Definition: The fluid or gellike substance of the nucleus in which the chromatin material, nucleolus, and other particulate elemnets of the nucleus are suspended.

Synonym(s): nuclear hyaloplasm, nuclear sap, nucleochylema, nucleochyme, nucleoplasm

[karyo- + L. lympha, clear water]

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