plasmolysis definition

  • noun:
    • Shrinkage or contraction regarding the protoplasm out of the wall surface of an income plant or bacterial cellular, due to losing water through osmosis.
    • the shrinking of protoplasm out of the cellular wall surface of a plant or bacterium because of liquid loss
    • In botany, the contraction associated with the Protoplasm in energetic cells under the action of specific reagents.

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