Definition of Karyoplasm

1. Noun. The protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell.

Exact synonyms: Nucleoplasm
Generic synonyms: Living Substance, Protoplasm
Substance meronyms: Cell Nucleus, Karyon, Nucleus



Definition of Karyoplasm

1. Noun. nucleoplasm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Karyoplasm

1. Areas within a nucleus that seem to contain only clear fluid. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Karyoplasm

karyolymph
karyolymphs
karyolysis
karyolytic
karyomegaly
karyomere
karyomicrosome
karyomitome
karyomiton
karyomorphism
karyon
karyons
karyophage
karyopherin
karyopherins
karyoplasm (current term)
karyoplasma
karyoplasmolysis
karyoplast
karyoplastin
karyoplasts
karyopyknosis
karyopyknotic
karyorrhexis
karyosome
karyosomes
karyostasis
karyostenosis
karyotheca

Literary usage of Karyoplasm

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... of organic structure but also of organic function. nd karyoplasm are each composed of two or nore different substances of visibly different tructure, ..."

2. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"(a) Cytoplasm and karyoplasm Differentiated Areas of a Common Basic Substance Several competent investigators in this department of biology have summarized ..."

3. The Unity of the Organism; Or, The Organismal Conception of Life by William Emerson Ritter (1919)
"(2) If this were answered affirmatively, would that substance be identical for all organisms? («) Cytoplasm and karyoplasm Differentiated Areas of a Common ..."

4. A Text-book of the Principles of Animal Histology by Ulric Dahlgren, William Allison Kepner (1908)
"The karyoplasm is dense and is composed of two visible substances, a deeply staining chromatin and a semitransparent linin. The chromatin is plainly seen to ..."

5. The Cell in Development and Inheritance by Edmund Beecher Wilson (1906)
"On the whole, the terms cytoplasm and karyoplasm seem too useful to be rejected, and, without attaching too much importance to them, they will be employed ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"(Kossel) Between the cytoplasm and the karyoplasm there is very little constant difference. The one typical constituent of the cell nucleus, however, ..."

7. Bryn Mawr College Monographs by Bryn Mawr College (1906)
"As a general term used to cover any definite structures in the germinal vesicle other than chromosomes, linin and karyoplasm, it may, perhaps, ..."

8. The Development of the Human Body: A Manual of Human Embryology by James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"Both the cytoplasm and the karyoplasm consist of ... The karyoplasm, in addition, has scattered along the fibers of its reticulum a peculiar material termed ..."

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