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Cytosol

Definition(s)

Intracellular fluid from the cytoplasm after removal of organelles and other insoluble cytoplasmic components.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

That part of the cytoplasm that does not contain membranous or particulate subcellular components. Reference(s): ISBN:0198547684

Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Cell substance which fills the cell compartment between the plasma membrane and the nuclear membrane.

Definition from: Digital Anatomist via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

Related discussion in the Handbook

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: August 3, 2015