Definition of Symplast

1. Noun. (biology) The inner side of the plasma membrane of a plant in which water can freely diffuse ¹



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Definition of Symplast

1. the continuous network of protoplasts [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Symplast

symphyses
symphysial
symphysies
symphysion
symphysy
symphytism
sympiesometer
sympiesometers
sympiezometer
sympiezometers
symplasia
symplasias
symplasm
symplast (current term)
symplasts
symplectic
symplectically
symplectomorphic
symplectomorphism
symplectomorphisms
symplesiomorphies
symplesiomorphy
symplesite
symploce
symploces
sympode
sympodes
sympodia

Literary usage of Symplast

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1. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"... the protoplasm of the individual cells coalesces into a large " symplast," which retains its optical and colouring properties to the last without change ..."

2. Arsenic by Assembly Of Life Sciences, National Academies Press, Assembly of Life Sciences (U.S.), National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (1977)
"... of the symplast. This is the location of at least some of the enzymes of the living plant. One of the first symptoms of injury by sodium arsenite is ..."

3. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"... cavities are formed in which the fungous body lies "encased by the symplast of the host" (Fig. 4i). Synchytrium. In this genus the fruit body, ..."

4. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"... cavities are formed in which the fungous body lies "encased by the symplast of the host" (Fig. 4i). Synchytrium. In this genus the fruit body, ..."

5. Fungous Diseases of Plants: With Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"... cavities are formed in which the fungous body lies "encased by the symplast of the host" (Fig. 41). Synchytrium. In this genus the fruit body, ..."

6. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"... if they were not reproductively isolated by factors other than spatial separation. symplast. The interconnected protoplasts and their plasmodesmata. ..."

7. Investigations representing the departments by University of Chicago, E.F. Young, John Dewey (1903)
"The nuclei are then subjected to a keen struggle for existence, and, in spite of the fact that they are in a symplast, which is itself a unit, they may well ..."

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