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A membrane-bound organelle in the cytoplasm of most cells containing various hydrolytic enzymes that function in intracellular digestion.
(Biochemistry) any of numerous small particles, containing digestive enzymes, that are present in the cytoplasm of most cells
a cell organelle containing enzymes that break down proteins and other large molecules into smaller constituents and that disintegrate the cell itself after its death.
A structure in the cytoplasm of many cells that is surrounded by a membrane and contains enzymes that digest food molecules. See more at cell.