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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus).

Usage examples (36)
  • The term protoplasm is still in use with different meanings as used by different writers.
  • This common base is the physical and chemical character of the mixture of substances which we call protoplasm ....
  • To this material he now gave the name protoplasm, choosing a name hitherto given to the cell contents of plant cells.
  • Which of these various bodies shall we continue to call protoplasm? for more
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