centrosome


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cen·tro·some

 (sĕn′trə-sōm′)
n.
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.

centrosome

(ˈsɛntrəˌsəʊm)
n
(Genetics) a small body in a cell where microtubules are produced. In animal cells it surrounds the centriole. Also called: centrosphere
centrosomic adj

cen•tro•some

(ˈsɛn trəˌsoʊm)

n.
a small region near the nucleus in the cytoplasm of a cell, containing the centrioles.
[1895–1900]
cen`tro•som′ic (-ˈsɒm ɪk) adj.

cen·tro·some

(sĕn′trə-sōm′)
A specialized region of the cytoplasm located next to the nucleus of a cell that in animal cells contains the centrioles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centrosome - small region of cytoplasm adjacent to the nucleuscentrosome - small region of cytoplasm adjacent to the nucleus; contains the centrioles and serves to organize the microtubules
cytol, cytoplasm - the protoplasm of a cell excluding the nucleus; is full of proteins that control cell metabolism
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