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Related to Golgi body: mitochondria, nucleus
(Biology) a membranous complex of vesicles, vacuoles, and flattened sacs in the cytoplasm of most cells: involved in intracellular secretion and transport
one of the layers of flattened sacs in a Golgi apparatus. Also called dictyosome.
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|Noun||1.||Golgi body - a netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)|
cytol, cytoplasm - the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism