central body

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Noun1.central body - small region of cytoplasm adjacent to the nucleuscentral body - 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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Sometimes a distinct cytocentrum is seen at the indented surface of the nucleus.