adjective see plasmolysis

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  • plasmolytic — See plasmolysis. * * * …   Universalium

  • plasmolytic — Relating to plasmolysis. * * * plas·mo·lyt·ic .plaz mə lit ik adj of or relating to plasmolysis …   Medical dictionary

  • plasmolytic — adj. pertaining to plasmolysis, pertaining to the shrinkage of protoplasm due to fluid loss in a cell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plasmolytic — plas·mo·lyt·ic …   English syllables

  • plasmolytic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • plasmolysis — plasmolytic /plaz meuh lit ik/, adj. plasmolytically, adv. /plaz mol euh sis/, n. Bot. contraction of the protoplasm in a living cell when water is removed by exosmosis. [1880 85; PLASMO + LYSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • plasmolysis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1883 shrinking of the cytoplasm away from the wall of a living cell due to outward osmotic flow of water • plasmolytic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Casparian strip — In plant anatomy, the Casparian strip is a band of Cell wall material in the radial and transverse walls of the endodermis, which is chemically different from the rest of the cell wall. It is used to block the passive flow of materials, such as… …   Wikipedia

  • plasmolytically — See plasmolytic. * * * …   Universalium

  • plasmolysis — Shrinking of plant cells by osmotic loss of cytoplasmic water. SYN: protoplasmolysis. [plasmo + G. lysis, dissolution] * * * plas·mol·y·sis plaz mäl ə səs n shrinking of the cytoplasm away from the wall of a living cell due to water loss by… …   Medical dictionary

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