dictyosome


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dic·ty·o·some

 (dĭk′tē-ə-sōm′)
n.
The Golgi apparatus, especially in plant cells.

[Greek diktuon, net (from dikein, to throw; see deik- in Indo-European roots) + -some.]

dictyosome

(ˈdɪktɪəˌsəʊm)
n
a Golgi body, esp in a plant cell

Gol′gi bod′y


n.
one of the layers of flattened sacs in a Golgi apparatus. Also called dictyosome.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dictyosome - a netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)dictyosome - 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
vesicle, cyst - a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
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The dictyosome bodies were not detected in close proximity to the cell wall of smaller grains in almost the entire length of the spike.
Aluminum toxicity increases disruption of dictyosomes and their secretory function and vacuolation and turnover of starch grains in meristematic and root cap cells in Triticum aestivum L.
Typical dictyosomes and mitochondria also occur, as do many lipid vacuoles and some calcium oxalate crystals.
19) F Mehlis' gland (20) F vitellaria in adults lateral and follicular (21) F no dictyosomes or endoplasmic reticulum in larval epidermis