Science / Biology / Cytoplasm: The viscous semiliquid inside the plasma membrane of a cell; contains various macromolecules and organelles in solution and suspension.

Cytoplasmic Trait

Science / Genetics / Cytoplasmic Trait: A genetic characteristic in which the genes are found outside the nucleus, in chloroplasts or mitochondria. Results in offspring inheriting genetic material from only one parent. MORE


Science / Biology / Ribosomes: Small organelles made of rRNA and protein in the cytoplasm of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells; aid in the production of proteins on the rough endoplasmic reticulum and ribosome complexes. The site of MORE

Cell Body

Science / Biology / Cell Body: In a neuron, the part that contains the nucleus and most of the cytoplasm and the organelles. MORE


Science / Biology / Separation: Splitting of the cytoplasm by cytokinesis (= cytokinesis). MORE


Science / Biology / Nucleoid: The area of the prokaryotic cytoplasm where the chromatin is localized. MORE

Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)

Science / Biology / Ribonucleic Acid (RNA): Nucleic acid containing ribose sugar and the base Uracil; RNA functions in protein synthesis. The single starnded molecule transcribed from one strand of the DNA. There are three types of RNA, each is MORE