Definition of Cyclosis

1. Noun. The circulation of cytoplasm within a cell.

Exact synonyms: Streaming
Generic synonyms: Organic Phenomenon



Definition of Cyclosis

1. n. The circulation or movement of protoplasmic granules within a living vegetable cell.

Definition of Cyclosis

1. Noun. the circulation of protoplasm within a cell ¹

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Definition of Cyclosis

1. the circulation of protoplasm within a cell [n -CLOSES]

Medical Definition of Cyclosis

1. Cyclical streaming of the cytoplasm of plant cells, conspicuous in giant internodal cells of algae such as Chara, in pollen tubes and in stamen hairs of Tradescantia. Term also used to denote cyclical movement of food vacuoles from mouth to cytoproct in ciliate protozoa. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyclosis

cycloreversions
cyclorrhaphous
cyclos
cyclosarin
cycloscope
cycloscopes
cycloserine
cycloserines
cycloses
cyclosilazane
cyclosilazanes
cyclosilicate
cyclosilicates
cyclosiloxane
cyclosiloxanes
cyclosis (current term)
cyclosome
cyclospora cayetanensis
cyclosporin
cyclosporin A
cyclosporin A synthetase
cyclosporine
cyclosporines
cyclosporins
cyclosportive
cyclosportives
cyclosteroids
cyclostome
cyclostomes
cyclostratigraphic

Literary usage of Cyclosis

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1. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1866)
"cyclosis or Circulation in Cells. In all young cells, probably, at lea^t at /«ime period, the fluid protoplasm interposed between the cell-walls and the ..."

2. The Mathematical Theory of Electricity and Magnetism by Henry William Watson, Samuel Hawsley Burbury (1885)
"For instance, if « = -, where r is the distance of any point from P, /YW=0 and /Tf<S" = _ and the equation becomes The Correction for cyclosis. ..."

3. Elementary Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1898)
"... continues in an uninterrupted rotation, or cyclosis. There are many nuclei in an internode of nitella, and they move also. 21. Test for protoplasm. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The rate of cyclosis was measured in each cell before perfusion and only cells ... Of the 15 cells upon which measurements were made, 11 exhibited cyclosis ..."

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