cytosol
noun Date: 1970 the fluid portion of the cytoplasm exclusive of organelles and membranes — called also ground substancecytosolic adjective

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  • cytosol — [ sitozɔl ] n. m. • 1975; de cyto et ol ♦ Biol. Partie liquide du cytoplasme. cytosol [sitozɔl] n. m. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; de cyto , et ol. ❖ ♦ Biol. Partie liquide du cytoplasme …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cytosol — cy to*sol (s[imac] t[ o]*s[add]l or s[imac] t[ o]*s[o^]l), n. (Biology) The soluble components of the fluid matter enclosed within the cellular membrane; the portion of the cytoplasm which remains after removal of particulate components. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cytosol — The cytosol is a crowded solution of many different types of molecules that fills much of the volume of cells.[1] The cytosol or intracellular fluid (or cytoplasmic matrix) is the liquid found inside cells, that is separated into compartments by… …   Wikipedia

  • Cytosol —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec cytoplasme. Le cytosol est, en biologie cellulaire, la phase liquide dans laquelle baignent les organites cytoplasmiques, à l intérieur des cellules. Sommaire 1 Description …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cytosol — Als Zytosol (auch Cytosol) werden die flüssigen Bestandteile des Zytoplasmas der eukaryotischen und prokaryontischen Zellen bezeichnet. Das Zytosol besteht aus Wasser und darin gelösten Ionen, kleinen Molekülen und größeren wasserlöslichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cytosol — n. [Gr. kytos, container; solvere, to set free] Ground protoplasm of the cell exclusive of organelles or other particles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cytosol — That part of the cytoplasm that remains when organelles and internal membrane systems are removed …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • cytosol — cytosolic /suy teuh sol ik/, adj. /suy teuh sawl , sol /, n. Cell Biol. the water soluble components of cell cytoplasm, constituting the fluid portion that remains after removal of the organelles and other intracellular structures. [1965 70; CYTO …   Universalium

  • cytosol — noun The aqueous solution of a cells cytoplasm, consisting of water, organic molecules and inorganic ions …   Wiktionary

  • cytosol — Cytoplasm exclusive of the mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, and other membranous components. [cyto + “sol,” abbrev. of soluble] * * * cy·to·sol sīt ə .säl, .sȯl n the fluid portion of the cytoplasm exclusive of organelles and membranes… …   Medical dictionary

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