cell sap

cell sap
cell sap -'sap n
1) the liquid contents of a plant cell vacuole

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  • cell sap — cell′ sap n. (lab cbl) bot the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • Cell sap — The cell sap (known alternatively as a sap vacuole) is a dilute fluid that is found in the large central vacuole of many plant cells. It contains water, amino acids, glucose, and salts. The sap has many functions, such as storage of useful… …   Wikipedia

  • cell sap — /ˈsɛl sæp/ (say sel sap) noun the aqueous solution filling the vacuole of a plant cell …  

  • cell sap — noun 1. : the liquid content of the vacuole of a plant cell consisting of an aqueous solution of organic acids and their salts as well as pigments, proteins, tannins, emulsified fats, and other complex compounds chiefly in the colloidal state 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • cell sap — noun Date: 1871 1. the liquid contents of a plant cell vacuole 2. cytosol …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cell sap — the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • cell sap — Water and dissolved substances, sugar, amino acids, waste substances, etc., in the plant cell vacuole …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • cell sap — Effectively equivalent to the term cytosol …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • sap — sap1 /sap/, n., v., sapped, sapping. n. 1. the juice or vital circulating fluid of a plant, esp. of a woody plant. 2. any vital body fluid. 3. energy; vitality. 4. sapwood. 5. Slang. a fool; dupe. 6. Metall. soft metal at the core of a bar of… …   Universalium

  • cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …   Universalium

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