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

Definition of plasmolyze in English:


[with object] Botany
Subject to plasmolysis.
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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