HyperDic: living_substance

English > 1 sense of the expression living substance:
NOUNbodyliving substance, protoplasmthe substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus)
English > living substance: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe substance of a living cell (including cytoplasm and nucleus).
Narrowercytoplasm, cytolThe protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus
germ plasm, plasmThe protoplasm of the germ cells that contains chromosomes and genes
nucleoplasm, karyoplasmThe protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell
platelet, blood platelet, thrombocytetiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood
BroadersubstanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

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