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pro·to·plast / ˈprōtəˌplast/ • n. chiefly Bot. the protoplasm of a living plant or bacterial cell whose cell wall has been removed. DERIVATIVES: pro·to·plas·tic / ˌprōtəˈplastik/ adj.

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protoplast

protoplast (energid) The living unit of a cell, consisting of the nucleus and cytoplasm bounded by the plasma membrane. Protoplasts of bacterial and plant cells can be prepared by removing the cell wall; they are used to study the processes involved in cell metabolism and reproduction.

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"protoplast." A Dictionary of Biology. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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protoplast

protoplast That part of a plant cell which is actively engaged in metabolic processes (i.e. the protoplasm other than the cell wall).

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"protoplast." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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protoplast (energid) In animals (but not plants), the entire contents of a cell.

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"protoplast." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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