Definition of plasmolyze in English:


Syllabification: plas·mo·lyze
Pronunciation: /ˈplazməˌlīz
(British plasmolyse)


[with object] Botany
  • Subject to plasmolysis.
    More example sentences
    • Cells were plasmolysed 30 min prior to observation.
    • TBO staining of sections in epoxy resin of stage four nodosities induced by isolate SRU-1 showed that cells through which the stylet had passed were plasmolysed.
    • In other experiments, we plasmolyzed cells in 50% saturated sucrose before microscopy.

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