- cytoplasmic matrix
(si\'to-plaz\'mik)The protoplasm of a cell that lies within the plasma membrane and outside any other organelles. In bacteria it is the substance between the cell membrane and the nucleoid.
Microbiology. Aard_Wark . 2009.
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