[plaz-mog-uh-mee] /plæzˈmɒg ə mi/
the fusion of the protoplasts of cells.
plasmogamy plas·mog·a·my (plāz-mŏg’ə-mē)
Fusion of two or more cells or protoplasts without fusion of the nuclei, as occurs in higher terrestrial fungi.
/ˈplæzˌmɔɪd/ noun 1. (physics) a section of a plasma having a characteristic shape
/ˈplæzməˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to subject (a cell) to plasmolysis or (of a cell) to undergo plasmolysis
plasmolyze plas·mo·lyze (plāz’mə-līz’) v. plas·mo·lyzed, plas·mo·lyz·ing, plas·mo·lyz·es To subject to or undergo plasmolysis.
[plaz-mol-uh-sis] /plæzˈmɒl ə sɪs/ noun, Botany. 1. contraction of the protoplasm in a living cell when water is removed by exosmosis. /plæzˈmɒlɪsɪs/ noun 1. the shrinkage of protoplasm away from the cell walls that occurs as a result of excessive water loss, esp in plant cells See exosmosis n. 1883, from French plasmolysis (1877), from […]