Definition of Syncytium

1. Noun. A mass of cytoplasm containing several nuclei and enclosed in a membrane but no internal cell boundaries (as in muscle fibers).

Generic synonyms: Cytol, Cytoplasm



Definition of Syncytium

1. n. Tissue in which the cell or partition walls are wholly wanting and the cell bodies fused together, so that the tissue consists of a continuous mass of protoplasm in which nuclei are imbedded, as in ordinary striped muscle.

Definition of Syncytium

1. Noun. (biology) A mass of cytoplasm containing many nuclei. ¹

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Definition of Syncytium

1. a mass of protoplasm resulting from cell fusion [n -TIA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syncytium

syncronise
syncronised
syncronises
syncronising
syncronize
syncronized
syncronizes
syncronizing
syncs
syncytia
syncytial
syncytin
syncytins
syncytiotrophoblast
syncytiotrophoblasts
syncytium (current term)
synd
syndactyl
syndactyle
syndactyles
syndactylic
syndactylies
syndactylism
syndactylisms
syndactylous
syndactyls
syndactyly
syndecan
syndecans
synded

Literary usage of Syncytium

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

1. University of Toronto Studies by University of Toronto (1900)
"But few gaps exist in the resorption syncytium on the cell columns and villi. The typical brush border of the syncytium may usually be detected, ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"... Un the development of the connective tissues from the connective tissue syncytium. Amer. J. Anat., Baltimore, Md!, 1, 1902, (329- 365, with 18 fig.). ..."

3. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1903)
"Some few of these showed only cells and no syncytium, and had the appearance of sarcoma. They were therefore certainly not ..."

4. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London by Obstetrical Society of London (1904)
"syncytium present, but not very abundant (see Report of Pathology Committee, p. ... WITHOUT syncytium; SECONDARY DEPOSITS IN VAGINA, LYMPHATIC GLANDS (ILIAC ..."

5. The Origin of Vertebrates by Walter Holbrook Gaskell (1908)
"Neuro-epithelial syncytium and free-living cells.—Meaning of the blast n1n.—Derivation of the Metazoa from the Protozoa. Importance of the central nervous ..."

6. University of Toronto Studies by University of Toronto (1900)
"But few gaps exist in the resorption syncytium on the cell columns and villi. The typical brush border of the syncytium may usually be detected, ..."

7. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"... Un the development of the connective tissues from the connective tissue syncytium. Amer. J. Anat., Baltimore, Md!, 1, 1902, (329- 365, with 18 fig.). ..."

8. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1903)
"Some few of these showed only cells and no syncytium, and had the appearance of sarcoma. They were therefore certainly not ..."

9. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London by Obstetrical Society of London (1904)
"syncytium present, but not very abundant (see Report of Pathology Committee, p. ... WITHOUT syncytium; SECONDARY DEPOSITS IN VAGINA, LYMPHATIC GLANDS (ILIAC ..."

10. The Origin of Vertebrates by Walter Holbrook Gaskell (1908)
"Neuro-epithelial syncytium and free-living cells.—Meaning of the blast n1n.—Derivation of the Metazoa from the Protozoa. Importance of the central nervous ..."

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