[en-duh-plaz-uh m] /ˈɛn dəˌplæz əm/
noun, Cell Biology.
the inner portion of the cytoplasm of a cell.
Compare (def 1).
(cytology) the inner cytoplasm in some cells, esp protozoa, which is more granular and fluid than the outer cytoplasm See ectoplasm (sense 1)
endoplasm en·do·plasm (ěn’də-plāz’əm)
A central, less viscous portion of the cytoplasm that is distinguishable in certain cells, especially motile cells and protozoa.
[en-dop-uh-dahyt] /ɛnˈdɒp əˌdaɪt/ noun, Zoology. 1. the inner or medial branch of a two-branched crustacean leg or appendage.
noun, Cell Biology. 1. a network of tubular membranes within the cytoplasm of the cell, occurring either with a smooth surface (smooth endoplasmic reticulum) or studded with ribosomes (rough endoplasmic reticulum) involved in the transport of materials. noun 1. an extensive intracellular membrane system whose functions include synthesis and transport of lipids and, in regions […]
endopolyploidy en·do·pol·y·ploi·dy (ěn’dō-pŏl’ē-ploi’dē) n. A process by which chromosomes replicate without the division of the cell nucleus, resulting in a polyploid nucleus. Also called endomitosis. en’do·pol’y·ploid’ adj.
[en-duh-prok-tuh] /ˌɛn dəˈprɒk tə/ noun 1. .