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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A biological unit consisting of a nucleus and the body of cytoplasm with which it interacts.

Usage examples (19)
  • I came out of the chamber all protoplast except for the spinal zone.
  • He furrowed his protoplast brow that looked as youthful as it had a century ago.
  • Cell and protoplast culture are new developments for an efficient screening system for mutations.
  • Several teams have managed to regenerate fertile rice plants from protoplast-cells from which the wall has been removed. for more
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