Cytoplasmic matrix

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Definition

noun

singular: cytoplasmic matrices

cy·to·plas·mic ma·trix


(1) Synonym for cell matrix, an insoluble, dynamic gel in the cytoplasm, believed to be involved in cell shape determination and locomotive mechanism, particularly across a solid substrate; cytomatrix

(2) Synonym for cytosol, the aqueous portion of the cytoplasm in an intact cell


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