Definition of Sarcoplasm

1. Noun. The cytoplasm of a striated muscle fiber.

Generic synonyms: Cytol, Cytoplasm
Group relationships: Myofibril, Myofibrilla, Sarcostyle



Definition of Sarcoplasm

1. Noun. (anatomy) The interfibrillar cytoplasm of striated muscle ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sarcoplasm

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sarcoplasm

1. Cytoplasm of striated muscle fibre. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcoplasm

sarcopenia
sarcopenias
sarcophaga
sarcophagal
sarcophagan
sarcophagans
sarcophagi
sarcophagine synthetase
sarcophagous
sarcophagus
sarcophaguses
sarcophaguslike
sarcophagy
sarcophile
sarcophiles
sarcoplasm (current term)
sarcoplasmic
sarcoplasmic reticulum
sarcoplasms
sarcoplast
sarcopoietic
sarcopside
sarcopsides
sarcopterygian
sarcopterygians
sarcoptic
sarcoptic acariasis
sarcoptic mange
sarcoptid
sarcoptids

Literary usage of Sarcoplasm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Textbook of physiology by Winfield Scott Hall (1899)
"The proportion of sarcoplasm to fibrillar substance may vary enormously, alike in the muscles of different animals, and in the different muscles of the same ..."

2. A Text-book of histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1904)
"The difference between the two is due to the amount of sarcoplasm—the red fibres being rich in sarcoplasm, the white fibres poor. Red fibres contract less ..."

3. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"The relative amount of sarcoplasm to fibrillar substance varies greatly in the striped muscles of different animal-. :t> is indicated in the accompanying ..."

4. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"Between the fibrilla; is the semi-fluid sarcoplasm. In the formation of a fibre similar parts of each fibril segment lie in the same transverse plane. ..."

5. A Textbook of physiology by Winfield Scott Hall (1899)
"The proportion of sarcoplasm to fibrillar substance may vary enormously, alike in the muscles of different animals, and in the different muscles of the same ..."

6. A Text-book of histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1904)
"The difference between the two is due to the amount of sarcoplasm—the red fibres being rich in sarcoplasm, the white fibres poor. Red fibres contract less ..."

7. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"The relative amount of sarcoplasm to fibrillar substance varies greatly in the striped muscles of different animal-. :t> is indicated in the accompanying ..."

8. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"Between the fibrilla; is the semi-fluid sarcoplasm. In the formation of a fibre similar parts of each fibril segment lie in the same transverse plane. ..."

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