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The intracellular compartment of a plant consisting of the interconnected cytoplasm of separate cells which are linked by plasmodesmata, in which water and low molecular weight molecules flow between cells.
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  • symplastic component
  • symplastic pathway
  • symplasm
  • symplastic compartment
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