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A small region of cytoplasm adjacent to the nucleus that contains the centrioles and serves to organize microtubules.
cen′tro·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
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(Genetics) a small body in a cell where microtubules are produced. In animal cells it surrounds the centriole. Also called: centrosphere
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a small region near the nucleus in the cytoplasm of a cell, containing the centrioles.
cen`tro•som′ic (-ˈsɒm ɪk) adj.
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A specialized region of the cytoplasm located next to the nucleus of a cell that in animal cells contains the centrioles.
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|Noun||1.||centrosome - small region of cytoplasm adjacent to the nucleus; contains the centrioles and serves to organize the microtubules|
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