from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A strand of cytoplasm that passes through openings in cell walls and connects the protoplasts of adjacent living plant cells.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun biology A
microscopic channeltraversing the cell wallsof plant cellsand some algalcells, enabling transportand communicationbetween them.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[plasmo– + Greek desma, bond (from dein, to bind).]
Sorry, no example sentences found.