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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to the fluid ground substance of living matter.

Usage examples (36)
  • "T-cell mitogens cause early changes in cytoplasmic free Ca2+ and membrane potential in lymphocytes," Nature 295, 68 – 71 (1982).
  • In many cancers, p53 is rendered inactive by a process called cytoplasmic sequestration.
  • COHEN: Well, Paula, about 30 children were conceived using this controversial procedure called cytoplasmic transfer.
  • Antineutrophil antibodies: membrane and cytoplasmic for more
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