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Cytolymph

Definition

noun

Archaic term for hyaloplasm, the clear, fluid portion of the cytoplasm of cells.


Supplement

The liquid found inside the cells was formerly referred to by many names; one of which is cytolymph.


Word origin: cyto- » Greek kyto- (container, receptacle, body) + -lymph » Latin lympha, (water nymph), from Greek numphē (young bride, water nymph).

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