Cytoplasm is the gel-like mixture that fills each cell.
The cytoplasm consists of
- the organelles of the cells and
- the gel-like liquid surrounding the organelles (the cytosol).
The main component of cytoplasm is water but the cytoplasm also contains a complex combination of ions, proteins, lipids and other substances.
Diagram of a plant cell. The fluid inside chloroplasts is a type of cytoplasm.