protoplasmic streaming
Streaming Stream"ing, n. 1. The act or operation of that which streams; the act of that which sends forth, or which runs in, streams. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mining) The reduction of stream tin; also, the search for stream tin. [1913 Webster]

3. (Biol.) the rapid flow of cytoplasm within a cell; -- called also {protoplasmic streaming}. [PJC]


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  • Streaming — Stream ing, n. 1. The act or operation of that which streams; the act of that which sends forth, or which runs in, streams. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) The reduction of stream tin; also, the search for stream tin. [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • streaming — streamingly, adv. /stree ming/, n. 1. an act or instance of flowing. 2. Also called protoplasmic streaming. Biol. rapid flowing of cytoplasm within a cell; cyclosis. 3. Computers. a technology for transferring data so that it can be received and… …   Universalium

  • cytoplasmic streaming — protoplasmic streaming cyclosis …   Medical dictionary

  • cytoplasmic streaming — ▪ biology also called  protoplasmic streaming   the movement of the fluid substance (cytoplasm) within a plant or animal cell. The motion transports nutrients, proteins, and organelles within cells. First discovered in the 1830s, the presence of… …   Universalium

  • protoplasm — protoplasmic, protoplasmal, protoplasmatic /proh toh plaz mat ik/, adj. /proh teuh plaz euhm/, n. 1. Biol. (no longer in technical use) the colloidal and liquid substance of which cells are formed, excluding horny, chitinous, and other structural …   Universalium

  • cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …   Universalium

  • Stream (disambiguation) — A stream is a moving body of water, such as a creek or a river.Stream may also refer to:* Stream (computing), succession of data elements supplied over time * Streams (networking API), a computer programming interface for implementing network… …   Wikipedia

  • circulation — circulable /serr kyeuh leuh beuhl/, adj. /serr kyeuh lay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of circulating, moving in a circle or circuit, or flowing. 2. the continuous movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels, which is maintained… …   Universalium

  • cyclosis — The movement of the protoplasm and contained plastids within the protozoan cell. [G., fr. kykloo, to move around] * * * cy·clo·sis sī klō səs n, pl ses .sēz the streaming of protoplasm within a cell * * * cy·clo·sis (si kloґsis) [Gr.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Alfred James Ewart — (12 February 1872 12 September 1937) was an English Australian botanist.Ewart, son of Edmund Brown Ewart, B.A. and his wife, Martha Williams, was born at Liverpool. Educated at the Liverpool Institute and University College, Liverpool, Ewart… …   Wikipedia

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