- cell sap
Effectively equivalent to the term "cytosol".
Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.
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cell sap — sap n 1) the liquid contents of a plant cell vacuole 2) CYTOSOL * * * cytosol … Medical dictionary
cell sap — cell′ sap n. (lab cbl) bot the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell • Etymology: 1885–90 … From formal English to slang
Cell sap — The cell sap (known alternatively as a sap vacuole) is a dilute fluid that is found in the large central vacuole of many plant cells. It contains water, amino acids, glucose, and salts. The sap has many functions, such as storage of useful… … Wikipedia
cell sap — /ˈsɛl sæp/ (say sel sap) noun the aqueous solution filling the vacuole of a plant cell … Australian English dictionary
cell sap — noun 1. : the liquid content of the vacuole of a plant cell consisting of an aqueous solution of organic acids and their salts as well as pigments, proteins, tannins, emulsified fats, and other complex compounds chiefly in the colloidal state 2 … Useful english dictionary
cell sap — noun Date: 1871 1. the liquid contents of a plant cell vacuole 2. cytosol … New Collegiate Dictionary
cell sap — the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell. [1885 90] * * * … Universalium
cell sap — Water and dissolved substances, sugar, amino acids, waste substances, etc., in the plant cell vacuole … Glossary of Biotechnology
sap — sap1 /sap/, n., v., sapped, sapping. n. 1. the juice or vital circulating fluid of a plant, esp. of a woody plant. 2. any vital body fluid. 3. energy; vitality. 4. sapwood. 5. Slang. a fool; dupe. 6. Metall. soft metal at the core of a bar of… … 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