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Cytoplasmic matrix

Definition

noun
singular: cytoplasmic matrices
cy·to·plas·mic ma·trix
(1) Synonym for cell matrix, an insoluble, dynamic gel in the cytoplasm, believed to be involved in cell shape determination and locomotive mechanism, particularly across a solid substrate; cytomatrix
(2) Synonym for cytosol, the aqueous portion of the cytoplasm in an intact cell

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