Definition of cytoplasm in English:



  • The material or protoplasm within a living cell, excluding the nucleus.

    • ‘Cells with white cytoplasm represent cells that are actively undergoing nuclear division at the designated cell cycle stage.’
    • ‘Male sperm cells contain virtually no cytoplasm, and are thus lacking in mitochondria.’
    • ‘The numerous single cells had intact cytoplasm and were elongated and columnar.’
    • ‘The spindle cells exhibited a scant to moderate amount of homogenous cytoplasm.’
    • ‘Organization of the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells depends largely on the cytoskeleton.’
    • ‘The protein is expressed in the cytoplasm of the germline stem cells and cystoblasts.’
    • ‘Secretory cells have dense cytoplasm with many leucoplasts present.’
    • ‘The columnar cells had abundant cytoplasm, basally located nuclei, and no mitoses.’
    • ‘More solid areas of the tumor were composed of cells with round nuclei and scant cytoplasm.’
    • ‘Because tissues were lyophilized it was not possible to discriminate between cell walls and cytoplasm in the root material.’