Definition of Tonoplasts

1. Noun. (plural of tonoplast) ¹



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Definition of Tonoplasts

1. tonoplast [n] - See also: tonoplast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tonoplasts

tonofibril
tonofibrils
tonofilament
tonofilaments
tonogenesis
tonograph
tonography
tonometer
tonometers
tonometric
tonometries
tonometry
tonophant
tonoplast
tonoplast intrinsic protein
tonoplasts (current term)
tonoscillograph
tonotopic
tonotopically
tonotropic
tonous
tonqua bean
tonqua beans
tonquin bean
tonquin beans
tons
tonsil
tonsil-hockey
tonsil hockey
tonsil tennis

Literary usage of Tonoplasts

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1. Investigations on Microscopic Foams and on Protoplasm: Experiments by Otto Bütschli, Edward Alfred Minchin (1894)
"The vacuoles are the products of so-called tonoplasts, certain small bodies which build up strongly osmotic substances within themselves, and in this way ..."

2. An Introduction to Cytology by Lester Whyland Sharp (1921)
"The tonoplasts were believed to be *mall bodies imbedded in the cytoplasm and multiplying by fission. Through the absorption of water they swell and become ..."

3. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"... under the supposition that, like the nucleus and plastids, the tonoplasts are integral parts of the cell, and can never arise de novo. ..."

4. The Rôle of Diffusion and Osmotic Pressure in Plants by Burton Edward Livingston (1903)
"... found that the tonoplasts of various plant cells were generally freely penetrated by acids and alkalies, but that salts passed these membranes much more ..."

5. The Role of Diffusion and Osmotic Pressure in Plants by Burton Edward Livingston (1903)
"... found that the tonoplasts of various plant cells were generally freely penetrated by acids and alkalies, but that salts passed these membranes much more ..."

6. Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louisby Academy of Science of St. Louis by Academy of Science of St. Louis (1892)
"The speaker also outlined the investigations of De Vries on the tonoplasts or vacuole- plastids of vegetable-cells which he had found readily demonstrable ..."

7. The Cell in Development and Inheritance by Edmund Beecher Wilson (1911)
"These vacuoles have been shown to have, in many cases, distinct walls, and they are regarded by De Vries as a special form of plastid ("tonoplasts ..."

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