(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 […]
/ˈplæzmɒn/ noun 1. (genetics) the sum total of plasmagenes in a cell plasmon plas·mon (plāz’mŏn’) n. The aggregate of cytoplasmic or extranuclear genetic material in an organism.