This lesson will describe the structure and function of the cytoplasm of a cell.

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(0:00-1:10) Cytoplasm Overview

(1:11-1:35) Function of the Cytoplasm

(1:36-3:54) The Cytoskeleton

Terms to Know
  • Cytoplasm

    The jellylike fluid that supports the contents of the cell - found between the plasma membrane and the nuclear envelope

  • Cytoskeleton

    The protein structure that provides support to the cell - much like the bony skeleton supports the human body

  • Cytosol

    The liquid found inside the cytoplasm that is mostly composed of water