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glossary:cytoplasm [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||(Science: cell biology) The protoplasm of a cell exclusive of that of the nucleus, it consists of a continuous aqueous solution (cytosol) and the organelles and inclusions suspended in it (phaneroplasm) and is the site of most of the chemical activities of the cell.|
|+||Origin: gr. plasma The protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus.The living protoplasm part of a [[cell]] outside the nucleus that surrounds all other cell organelles outside the nucleus. |